Updated to reflect the 2024 Social Security Trustees Report. 1. Unless Congress acts, the program’s primary trust fund—the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) trust fund—will only be able to pay full scheduled benefits until 2033 (according to the program’s trustees). At that point, all monthly…

The following bipartisan conservation, nutrition, child care, research and innovation, and forestry bills align with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s recommendations and have been endorsed by BPC Action. We call on Congress to enact a bipartisan Farm Bill that includes these priorities. This list is continuously…

Bipartisan Policy Center Action (BPC Action) is encouraged by recent bicameral momentum on the 2024 farm bill following the release of draft outlines from respective Senate and House Agriculture Committee leadership, Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA). A farm bill, reauthorized…

What happens if Congress doesn’t raise or further suspend the debt limit ahead of January 1, 2025?  Treasury will begin deploying extraordinary measures and relying on its existing cash on hand on January 2, 2025, following expiration of the current debt limit suspension at midnight on January…

At a time when nearly every American is online— to make a purchase, access health information, grow their business, or socialize with friends—it’s essential to protect data and privacy while spurring innovation and job creation. Bipartisan Policy Center Action (BPC Action) is encouraged by recent…

The following bipartisan bills align with Bipartisan Policy Center health policy recommendations and are endorsed by BPC Action. This list is continuously updated.  Behavioral Health and the Substance Use Crisis  H.R. 5116 and S. 2688, the Behavioral Health Information Technology (BHIT) Coordination Act  S. 3430,…

BPC Action commends lawmakers for their leadership in introducing and advancing H.R. 766, The Preventive Health Savings Act (PHSA). BPC Action supports this bipartisan effort to better account for the full impact of preventive health care in Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates and encourages all…

Bipartisan Policy Center Action (BPC Action) commends Sens. Tom Carper (D-DE), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Mark Warner (D-VA), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Tim Scott (R-SC) for their leadership in introducing the Delivering Unified Access to Lifesaving Services (DUALS) Act of 2024. This legislation will…

In 2023, BPC Action, as part of the Adaptation Working Group—a coalition of national organizations that represent a broad array of stakeholders—along with other like-minded organizations, recommended six resilience priorities for Congress to consider when developing policy. Since urging Congress to take action on these…

The following bipartisan bills align with Bipartisan Policy Center retirement security recommendations and are endorsed by BPC Action. This list is continuously updated.   H.R. 5408 and S. 2767, the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act  S. 3305, the Helping Young Americans Save for Retirement Act  S….