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Dec 15, 2017

BPC’s health series looks at the importance of training health care professionals in obesity care and counseling. Sadly, obesity counseling is not a major focus in the training and educating of our current and future health care providers. To address this knowledge gap, a dozen organizations representing numerous...


Nov 20, 2017

The former public trustees for Social Security and Medicare, Chuck Blahous and Bob Reischauer, sit down for a follow up interview on their work analyzing the financial status of the programs. Blahous and Reischauer provide a behind the scenes look at how the public trustees analyze the programs, discuss...


Oct 18, 2017

The former public trustees for Social Security and Medicare, Chuck Blahous and Bob Reischauer, provide a detailed update of the programs financial statuses based on the 2017 Social Security and Medicare trustees reports. Blahous and Reischauer are the most recent public trustees for these programs, and are partnering...


Sep 14, 2017

BPC Immigration Director Theresa Brown and Press Secretary Jordan LaPier examine the question, “what ever happened to comprehensive immigration reform?” They discuss the failure of past comprehensive efforts and future opportunities for smaller reform pairings, the clash between policy and politics that...


Sep 8, 2017

Our fourth episode of “What You Need to Know on Immigration” covers so-called “sanctuary cities” and their place in the politics of immigration. BPC’s Theresa Brown and Jordan LaPier cover what exactly a sanctuary city is; the relationship between state, local, and federal law enforcement on immigration; and...