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Jul 24, 2014, 12:51 ET

WIPP Conference Impacts Senate Hearing On Release Of New Entrepreneurship Report

Women business owners from across the country yesterday packed the U.S. Senate's largest hearing room for official release of the "21st Century...

Jul 22, 2014, 14:58 ET

Long-Term Affordability is Focus of New Research on Inclusionary Housing

 Inclusionary housing policies -- the increasingly common practice of requiring affordable homes as part of the approval process for new...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:05 ET
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9/11 Commission: Terrorism Has Entered New and Dangerous Phase

 The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman...

Jul 21, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Tomorrow: 9/11 Commission to Release Updated Recommendations Ten Years After First Report

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean,...

Jul 18, 2014, 09:57 ET
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Military Costs Increased by 42 Percent Over the Past Decade

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a chartbook today detailing the...

Jul 17, 2014, 12:15 ET
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Bipartisan Policy Center Issues New Infographic and Analysis on Iran's Nuclear Program

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released a new infographic and analysis today that shows what would constitute an acceptable nuclear deal with...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:30 ET

Georgia's Middle Class Workers Left Out of Recovery

 Georgia's mid-wage industries suffered 52 percent of private sector job losses during the recession, but account for only 15 percent of gains...

Jul 16, 2014, 18:28 ET

Reinforcing Historic Relationship, Morocco's King Mohammed VI Hosts King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — On Monday and Tuesday King Mohammed VI hosted Spain's new King, Felipe VI, and...

Jul 14, 2014, 01:00 ET

Alliance Cites Dramatic Progress and Need for Steady Policy Environment on Implementation of Low-GWP Technologies

 The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (the Alliance), addressing an audience of international delegates, cited "dramatic progress"...

Jul 11, 2014, 10:09 ET

Strong Consensus on Improving Social Security Benefits despite Party Differences

A new study from the Institute for Women's Policy Research sheds new light on expert and lawmaker perspectives on the prospect of Social Security...

Jul 03, 2014, 11:59 ET

Strong Job Growth in June Continues to Leave Men Behind

 According to an Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the July employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Jul 02, 2014, 16:56 ET

CMTP Issues Recommendations For Late Phase Drug Studies In Type 2 Diabetes

The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) has issued an Effectiveness Guidance Document (EGD) for Recommendations for Late Phase Drug Studies...

Jul 02, 2014, 09:53 ET

Study ranks Canada's public drug plans from best to worst on access to new drugs: Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI)

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's publicly funded drug...

Jun 30, 2014, 14:31 ET

CMTP Announces Promotions, New Management Structure

CMTP today announced the promotion of Donna Messner, PhD, and Els Houtsmuller, PhD, who will both take on the roles of Vice President and Senior...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:09 ET

Supreme Court delivers major blow to government unions, Gov. Pat Quinn in Harris v. Quinn decision

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a groundbreaking ruling today on the case Harris v. Quinn. The Court's ruling states that state governments...

Jun 26, 2014, 16:12 ET
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Statement by Former Senator Pete V. Domenici on the Passing of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker

 The following is a statement by former Senator Pete V. Domenici, a Bipartisan...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:54 ET
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Bipartisan Policy Center Mourns the Passing of Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr.

With deep sadness, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) mourns the death of its Co-founder and former Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr....

Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 ET
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New Blueprint for Reform Will Improve Governing In a Polarized America and Strengthen Democracy

A bipartisan commission of former members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, governors, local leaders, and advocates unveiled a new blueprint to...

Jun 24, 2014, 08:20 ET

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