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2011-06-01 16:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Project will release a new report on the role of health information technology (IT) in delivery system, payment and insurance reforms this Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C.

2011-05-31 16:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) president Jason Grumet on President Obama's announcement to nominate John Bryson as Secretary of Commerce.

2011-05-19 15:09:00

Kean and Hamilton are now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former 9/11 Commission Chair and Vice Chair Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group (NSPG), released the following joint statement today regarding the Department of Homeland Security's allocation of FY 2011 homeland security preparedness grants: "Particularly in...

2011-05-12 17:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rob Strayer, Director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group, issued the following statement today regarding the White House's legislative proposal on cyber security: "The Administration's legislative proposal marks a significant step forward to improve the nation's cyber security.

2011-04-25 13:35:00

Discussion will be moderated by former Senators Tom Daschle and Bob Bennett WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Health Project will host a dialogue on health information technology (IT) with Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, the recently named National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), tomorrow, April 26, 2011 at 11:00AM in Washington, D.C.

2011-04-18 12:10:00

Event is part of the Bipartisan Policy Center's New Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr.

2011-04-12 09:00:00

Chairs of New Effort Urge Rigorous Reassessment of US Energy Policy Goals, Metrics and Accountability Group Releases Open Letter to American People on "New Era for US Energy Security" and Background Paper on US Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an event today in Washington, former Senators Trent Lott (R-MS) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND), General Jim Jones (Ret.) and Oil Spill Commission Co-chair William K.

2011-04-01 09:35:00

Senators Frist, Lott, Bennett, Dorgan, and General Jones join Senator Domenici and Secretary Glickman as BPC's new 'political all-stars' WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet members, and others," this week's National Journal features BPC's seven Senior Fellows.

2011-03-30 08:00:00

Group to Focus on Energy Security in Context of Overall Energy Policy WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today announced that it is forming a new BPC Energy Project to be led by former Senators Trent Lott (R-MS) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND), and by former National Security Advisor General Jim Jones (Ret.) and Oil Spill Commission Co-chair William K.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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