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Sep 17, 2015, 09:06 ET

Addressing the Health and Housing Needs of Minnesota's Growing Senior Population

 Research shows that Minnesota's older adult population (those 65 years of age and older) will more than double between 2010 and 2030. And 70...

Sep 03, 2015, 11:44 ET
BPC Issues Iran Deal Timeline for Major Provisions

BPC Issues Iran Deal Timeline for Major Provisions

 The Bipartisan Policy Center on Thursday issued an Iran Deal Timeline which shows how key components of the agreement will look after...

Sep 03, 2015, 10:55 ET
BPC: Business Can Help Bridge the Infrastructure Gap

Matching Private Investors to Infrastructure Projects

 How will the U.S. pay for critical infrastructure projects necessary for strengthening regional economic activity? That's the topic of...

Aug 28, 2015, 14:22 ET
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CBO: President's Immigration Proposal Would Reduce Deficit by $173 billion

President Obama's Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget includes an immigration proposal, based largely on the bill passed by the Senate in 2013,...

Aug 25, 2015, 14:42 ET
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Bell: CBO Debt Limit Projection Consistent with BPC's Analysis

The Congressional Budget Office report today on its budget and economic outlook contained a projection that...

Aug 21, 2015, 11:25 ET
BPC Debuts New Iran Vote Tracker

BPC Debuts New Iran Vote Tracker

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will be tracking votes of members of Congress on the Iran deal through its newly-launched Iran vote...

Aug 18, 2015, 08:09 ET
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BPC's Theresa Cardinal Brown: Balanced Immigration Reform Proposals Can Grow Economy

Immigration reform that includes only strict enforcement without addressing other aspects of the system would stifle the American economy, says...

Aug 17, 2015, 17:22 ET
IAEA Iran Monitoring Costs

New BPC Analysis: Cost of Iran Inspection

"This deal is not built on trust, it is built on verification," President Barack Obama said of the final nuclear accord agreed to by Iran and...

Aug 03, 2015, 10:23 ET
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BPC's Jason Grumet: EPA Offers Something for Everyone (Except Conventional Coal)

BPC President Jason Grumet made the following statement on the release of the final Clean Power Plan: "The final Clean Power rule has something...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:03 ET
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BPC's Jason Grumet: Lift the Oil Export Ban

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) applauds the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for voting to lift the oil export ban, says BPC...

Jul 27, 2015, 15:55 ET
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BPC Releases Bold Recommendations to Advance Medical Innovation, Help Cure Life-Threatening Diseases, and Improve U.S. Competitiveness in the Global Marketplace

Today there are 10,000 known diseases in the United States, but only 500 have established treatments. Life-threatening diseases such as...

Jul 17, 2015, 10:08 ET
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Dr. Alice M. Rivlin and Senator Pete V. Domenici Release Recommendations to Overhaul the Congressional Budget Process

 The following is being released by the Bipartisan Policy Center: Calling the current congressional budget process "broken and in need of...

May 28, 2015, 12:30 ET
BPC Recommends Ways to Unlock the Power of Prevention to Improve America's Health Outcomes and Lower Costs

BPC Recommends Ways to Unlock the Power of Prevention to Improve America's Health Outcomes and Lower Costs

Today, Americans spend twice as much on health care as citizens of other developed nations, yet we have shorter life expectancies and higher rates...

May 26, 2015, 14:05 ET
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BPC to Release Recommendations on Prevention Strategies to Improve America's Health and Lower Health Care Costs

 Preventable chronic diseases now affect half the U.S. adult population and account...

Apr 30, 2015, 07:05 ET
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Leading U.S. Companies and BPC Launch "Building Better Health: Physical Activity Challenge"

 Today, the CEO Council on Health and Innovation and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) invited U.S. companies to join them in improving the...

Apr 20, 2015, 06:55 ET
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BPC Launches "Healthy Congress Index"

The new Congress is showing signs of life after its first three months in session, according to the inaugural quarterly installment of the...

Mar 31, 2015, 07:05 ET

New BPC Health and Housing Task Force to Address Critical Issues of Aging U.S. Population

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today launched its new Health and Housing Task Force, designed to help policymakers meet the needs of the United...

Nov 05, 2014, 12:10 ET

BPC President Jason Grumet Reacts to the Midterm Election Results

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) president Jason Grumet released this statement following yesterday's midterm elections: "The...

Oct 31, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Test Your Political Wits: This Sunday the Bipartisan Policy Center and Kick Off the First-Ever Midterm Election "Quiz-a-thon Marathon"

ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, November 2, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and

Oct 28, 2014, 14:00 ET
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BPC Panel Brings Together Top Banking Experts to Debate the Progress of Dodd-Frank in Addressing Too-Big-to-Fail

 The Bipartisan Policy Center's Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative (FRRI) hosted a panel discussion today with leading banking...