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2014-07-22 08:29:15

New recommendations call for improved cyber readiness to meet growing threat, streamlined congressional oversight and increased transparency WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, released a new report today to reflect the altered but dangerous terrorist threat facing the nation. Ten years after the release of the commission's original report, with mounting threats from the...

2014-07-21 16:24:21

DNI James Clapper to make remarks WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton and other commission members will release a new report tomorrow at 9AM at the Newseum, a decade after The 9/11 Commission Report was released. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87824 James Clapper, the Director of...

2014-07-18 12:20:51

New BPC/AEI Chartbook Outlines Military Personnel Spending WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a chartbook today detailing the growth in spending on military personnel since 2001. The new explanatory resource shows that per capita personnel costs paid by the Department of Defense - including pay and health, retirement and other benefits - increased by 42 percent between 2001 and 2012...

2014-07-09 16:27:02

Commissioners will convene for public event in Washington on July 22 WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton and other commission members will release a new report on the 10th anniversary of the original 9/11 Commission report. The new report will examine the nation's current threats, homeland...

2014-06-24 08:26:38

More than 75 percent of physicians said they received inadequate training in this area WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All medical students and physicians should be trained in nutrition and physical activity to help combat America's growing obesity challenge. That's the message of a new white paper Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care released today by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the American...

2014-06-19 12:23:36

BPC's Energy Project Compiles Written Comments Submitted To The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) From State And Federal Officials On The Clean Power Plan WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project is pleased to announce an interactive map that tracks comments submitted on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and provides key facts on each state's political and electricity sector makeup....

2014-06-18 16:26:23

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Project will host a forum on health care delivery and payment reform on Thursday, June 19, at 10am, focusing on the transition from a volume-based to value-based health care delivery system. In April 2013, BPC released A Bipartisan Rx for Patient-Centered Care and System-Wide Cost Containment. That report laid out policy recommendations to put health care in America on a pathway to improved...

2014-06-13 16:24:20

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released its fourth in a series of six "Lip Service" campaign videos that depicts the partisan rant on the issue of economic inequality. New jobs numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that while employers hired 217,000 more workers, an additional 7 million jobs must be created to be on par with pre-recession levels. The unemployment rate remained steady at 6.3 percent...

2014-05-29 16:24:42

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commemorating the life and career of General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Foreign Policy Project released a 2005 interview with General Jaruzelski. Reflecting upon General Jaruzelski's recent death on May 25, the interview provides a captive look into the general's dynamic career and with it Poland's complex recent history. The interview appears below and was published on BPC's blog today. Blaise Misztal,...

2014-05-24 16:20:28

In the news release, As Congress Derails Energy-Efficiency Bill, Bipartisan Policy Center Releases Second Video in Series Encouraging Americans to Join Movement to Help End Political Dysfunction in Washington, issued 23-May-2014 by Bipartisan Policy Center over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the YouTube video included in the release was incorrect as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: As Congress Derails Energy-Efficiency Bill,...


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