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Alliance to Pursue Long-Term Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Announcement Made During White House Roundtable

The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy today announced support for policies and actions with a goal to reduce global hydrofluorocarbon...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:42 ET

Tomorrow: CEOs of Large U.S. Companies and Bipartisan Policy Center to Release Report on Improving America's Health Through Innovation

On Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30pm ET, chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies will...

Sep 12, 2014, 13:07 ET
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Castro, Gingrich, Five Former HUD Secretaries, Donovan, Carville and Matalin to Speak at Housing Summit Next Week

On Monday morning, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will kick off its 2014 Housing Summit in Washington. The two-day event will feature leading...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:04 ET

Former Homeland Security Secretaries urge revamping Congressional oversight

 The three former U.S. Secretaries of Homeland Security have recommended that Congress streamline its oversight of the Department of Homeland...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:27 ET

Negotiating and utilizing first mover advantage of preferential trade access critical to Canada's agri-food success

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - A report published by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) states that Canada's agri-food sector is...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:35 ET
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UPDATE: CEOs of Large U.S. Companies and Bipartisan Policy Center to Release Report on Improving America's Health Through Innovation

 On Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30pm ET, chief executives of some of the nation's largest...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PPI Releases Third Annual Report Ranking U.S. Companies Investing in America's Future

Which U.S. companies are betting on America's future? The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014:...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:40 ET
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Newt Gingrich to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the New Directions for National Policy: 2014 Housing Summit Next Week

 Former Speaker and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich will deliver keynote remarks next Tuesday, September 16, from 9:30 a.m. to...

Sep 02, 2014, 15:58 ET

Washington, DC, Ranks Highest for Women's Employment and Earnings; West Virginia Ranks Lowest

According to a new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), states across the nation vary widely in their progress towards...

Aug 26, 2014, 08:00 ET

Nearly 7 Million Workers in California Lack Paid Sick Days

A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 44 percent of California's workers lack access to a single paid sick...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:20 ET

In King/People's Revolution Day Speech, King Mohammed VI Lauds Business and Civil Society

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — A national holiday in Morocco that commemorates Moroccans' mobilization for...

Aug 21, 2014, 15:47 ET
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End Washington Gridlock by Reviving "Constructive Partisanship," says Bipartisan Policy Center's Jason Grumet in New Book CITY OF RIVALS

Conventional wisdom holds that the solution to political paralysis lies in ending gerrymandering, restricting money in...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:35 ET

Nearly 3 in 4 Accommodation and Food Service Workers in Orange County, Florida, Lack Access to Paid Sick Days

A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 45 percent of workers living in Orange County, Florida, lack even a...

Aug 18, 2014, 09:21 ET

National Indian American Public Policy Institute Announces NIAPPI Business Council (NBC) to Support US-India Economic Growth

The announcement of the NIAPPI Business Council (NBC) by the National Indian American Public Policy Institute, to increase U.S. investment in...

Aug 13, 2014, 12:47 ET

Hispanic and Food Service Workers among the Least Likely to Have Paid Sick Days in San Jose

A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 35 percent of San Jose's private sector employees lack access to a...

Aug 12, 2014, 13:10 ET
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Bipartisan Policy Center Announces 2014 Housing Summit

 Hundreds of private-sector experts, elected officials, scholars, and industry leaders will gather at the Bipartisan Policy Center's Housing...

Aug 08, 2014, 19:42 ET

Morocco Shines as Key US Business and Security Ally at US-Africa Summit

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Led by Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane, more than a dozen high-ranking...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Abolishing Corporate Income Tax Benefits Workers: NCPA Report

Eliminating the U.S. corporate income tax would dramatically increase domestic investment, GDP, real wages, and national saving, according to a new...

Aug 04, 2014, 10:41 ET

Morocco to Play Key Role at US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Beginning today through August 6, Morocco will join leaders from some 50 African...