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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...

Aug 01, 2014, 12:03 ET

With Much-Needed Job Growth in July, Men Have Recovered 94% of Jobs They Lost in Recession

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

Jul 31, 2014, 11:46 ET

After 15 Years Leading Morocco, King Mohammed VI Takes Stock of Reforms and Progress at National and International Levels

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- Marking 15 years of his reign, Morocco's King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to the...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:05 ET

Morocco Celebrates 15 Years Under King Mohammed VI's Leadership

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) — On July 30th Moroccans celebrate the 15th anniversary of the reign of King...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:40 ET
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Former Secretary Chertoff, Ambassador Romero and Others to Discuss Recent Crisis of Children at the Border

The Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force will host a discussion on the current child immigration...

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...