Pints and Policy
Pints and Policy
Bipartisan Policy Center
The Bipartisan Policy Center takes a laid-back look at “the week that was” in policy news. Host Jordan LaPier has a beer with BPC experts and helps you get smart on a key issue for the week ahead.
Episode 51: Coronavirus Break
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, there will not be a new 'Pints and Policy' episode this week.
Mar 13, 2020
28 sec
Episode 50: Candidates’ Platforms for Immigration Reform
On this week's episode Jordan and Kelly sit down with Cristobal Ramon, a senior policy analyst on BPC's Immigration Project, to learn about the Democratic presidential candidates' immigration policy proposals.
Feb 28, 2020
26 min
Episode 49: One Trillion Trees
On this week’s episode, Jordan and Kelly sit down with Lesley Jantarasami, associate director of BPC’s Energy Project, to discuss the GOP's new climate plan, the Trillion Trees Act, and to better understand how reforestation may be the solution to some of our climate change challenges.
Feb 18, 2020
24 min
Episode 48: Congress in 2020
On this week’s episode Jordan and Kelly sit down with Michael Thorning, associate director of BPC’s Congress Project to break down the results of the latest Healthy Congress Index to understand how Congress can be more effective in the coming year.
Jan 31, 2020
25 min
Episode 47: 2020 Health Care Priorities
To kick off the new year, Jordan and Kelly are joined by the director of BPC's Health Project, Marilyn Serafini, who highlights the results of a new BPC - Morning Consult poll on Americans' attitudes towards the current health care system and what health care issues are prioritized by Democratic and Republican voters.
Jan 17, 2020
28 min
Episode 46: 2019 Highlights
Jordan and Kelly take a quick trip down memory lane as they talk about some of their favorite conversations from 2019. The episode features discussions on paid family leave, impeachment, and a BPC study on wait times in polling place lines.
Dec 19, 2019
38 min
Episode 45: Immigration 2019 Year in Review
On this week’s episode of Pints and Policy, Jordan and Kelly sit down with Theresa Cardinal Brown, BPC’s director of immigration and cross-border policy, to review year in immigration. The topics covered in the episode are the DACA Supreme Court hearing, leadership within DHS, and updates at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Dec 6, 2019
36 min
Episode 44: Making Higher Education More Affordable
Jordan LaPier and Kelly Parsons sit down with Senior Policy Analyst Jinann Bitar to discuss the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and how the House’s College Affordability Act aims to increase opportunity and make higher education more affordable.
Nov 22, 2019
20 min
Episode 43 The Voting Experience
Jordan LaPier and Kelly Parsons sit down with Senior Policy Analyst Tim Harper to discuss the results of BPC’s new study on wait times in polling places and what policymakers and election officials can do to improve the voting experience.
Nov 8, 2019
26 min
#42 The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Jordan and Kelly sit down with John Soroushian, BPC's associate director of Corporate Governance and Finance to talk about the future of artificial intelligence and its impact on the economy and public policy.
Oct 25, 2019
23 min
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