The Bipartisan Policy Center presents just the facts analysis for some of today’s most pressing issues. This series will cover everything from immigration reform to the future of infrastructure and more.
Episode 111: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, former Tennessee Governors Bill Haslam, a Republican, and Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, stop by to discuss their new podcast, "You Might Be Right." Later, BPC's Director of Energy Policy and Carbon Management, examines Senator Joe Manchin's permitting reform proposal.
Episode 110: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, the associate director for higher education in BPC’s Economic Policy Project, Kevin Miller, stops by to discuss President Biden's debt relief plan. Later, BPC's Chief Medical Advisor Anand Parekh examines the US response to this summer's monkeypox outbreak.
Episode 109: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, Dr. Anita Everett, Director of the Center for Mental Health Services in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, joins to discuss the new 988 Mental Health Hotline. Later, Director of BPC's Early Childhood Initiative, Linda Smith, examines her team's new survey on the rising use of close relatives as childcare providers.
Episode 108: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, Congressman Darren Soto of Florida's 9th District and Tony Gonzales of Texas' 23rd District discuss their recent visits to Orlando and Southwest Texas through BPC's American Congressional Exchange program, which seeks to strengthen relationships across the aisle by organizing trips to Congressional districts.
Learn more about the program here: https://bipartisanpolicy.org/project/american-congressional-exchange/
Episode 107: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, former Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA) stops by to preview the second iteration of our Senate Debate Series with Senators Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Rob Portman of Ohio. Later, the Managing Director of BPC’s Energy Program, Lesley Jantarasami, joins to discuss how the newly announced reconciliation framework might bolster the fight against climate change.
Episode 106: BPC Weekly
On this episode of BPC Weekly, a look at the forecast ahead of election season with BPC's Elections Project Associate Director Rachel Orey. Later, Associate Director of BPC's Economic Policy Project, Ben Gitis, examines steps Congress can take to update the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
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