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Dec 21, 2018

Of the nearly 100,000 public K-12 schools in the United States, more than one in four are in poor or unsatisfactory condition. Finding additional funding for school facilities is inherently challenging. Should the federal government include schools as a part of a broader infrastructure initiative? BPC’s Jake...


Nov 20, 2018

Right now half a dozen wildfires are burning throughout California with devastating impacts. BPC’s Jake Varn talks with James Gore, the Co-Chair of the National Association of Counties Resilient Counties Initiative about these fires and how local officials are responding. James gives his first-hand perspective...


Nov 5, 2018

In this episode of All Things Elections podcast, we speak to Tammy Patrick, Senior Advisor of Elections at the Democracy Project and former Federal Compliance Officer for Maricopa County (AZ) Elections, and Linda Lindberg, General Registrar of Arlington County (VA) Elections, about how the vote counting process...


Oct 24, 2018

Americans are a very mobile society with millions of citizens moving each year both within states and to other states. Until recently, states had few formal options to compare their voter registration lists with one another and almost no mechanism to reach out to eligible but unregistered voters in their jurisdictions....


Oct 15, 2018

Listen in to hear former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros discussed a variety of infrastructure and economic development issues. The Secretary discusses Opportunity Zones and their potential to transform cities as well as the prognosis for infrastructure in the next Congress.