Many small businesses and entrepreneurs face challenges accessing affordable financing. This paper from BPC’s Task Force on Main Street Finance explores these challenges, highlights recent trends in small-business financing, and presents issues for further exploration.
In the ongoing debate over how to best allocate scarce federal resources, it is important to assess the state of public investment in young children and to ask whether current investments reflect the critical importance of the early childhood years.
The Bipartisan Policy Center launched the Digitizing the Power Sector initiative to better understand the challenges and opportunities of digitization as applied to one of our nation’s most complex and vital infrastructure systems: the electricity grid.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit has helped to finance roughly 3 million affordable rental units, which have served approximately 7 million low-income households.
The Bipartisan Policy Center has begun a new series examining the causes and consequences of corruption in Turkey and the impact on U.S. interests in the Middle East and the world.
BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative, led by Sen. Rick Santorum and Rep. George Miller explore how to maximize children’s earliest years, provide better support to families, and build stronger communities in their recent report on early childhood development.
The public trustees for Social Security and Medicare have been essential to the oversight of program finances since the official positions were established in 1983.
The usual means of paying for infrastructure—either taxes or user fees—are severely limited in many rural areas due to small and, in some cases, declining populations.
BPC and U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, David Perdue, Thom Tillis, and Mark Warner convened regional and national stakeholders to capture innovative ideas for economic growth in the Appalachian region.