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2013-07-15 12:23:58

North Dakota Lawmaker was Dedicated Advocate for Indian Issues during Congressional Service, Continues to Promote Solutions for Native Americans WASHINGTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent New York Times column entitled "Broken Promises," former U.S. Senator from North Dakota Byron Dorgan highlights the ongoing issues facing Indian country and argues that Native American needs should be exempted from the budget sequestration sweeping the nation. In response, the...

2013-06-14 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, former President Bill Clinton and leaders from six Sioux Indian Tribes announced a new wind power initiative that will harness South Dakota's greatest natural resource and spur long-term development in the economically depressed region. The initiative, which is receiving critical legal and public policy counsel from Arent Fox LLP, was announced as a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action during the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative...

2013-02-15 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII) today released its seventh annual Report to the Public, a comprehensive industry review which found that group purchasing organizations (GPOs) consistently maintain high ethical standards and business practices that promote innovation, transparency in the bidding process and compliance. HGPII Co-Coordinators, former Representative Philip English (R-PA), and former Senators Byron Dorgan (D-ND)...

2012-02-14 05:18:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in New York, InfoTech, a leading software house and system solutions company, offers clients a 100% U.S. based workforce with the highest quality technical expertise, supported by strong communication channels and a clear understanding of the American business environment. As offshoring has increased in recent years, resulting in lost jobs in the U.S., InfoTech has remained committed to its business vision. To stay cost competitive for...

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. The bipartisan "roster of political all-stars" includes: former National Security Advisor...

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. Reilly. The group will be releasing additional details at a formal project launch event on...

2011-03-02 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is pleased to announce the addition of former Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND). Senator Dorgan joins the BPC as a Senior Fellow after serving for a total of thirty years in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In his new role at the BPC, Senator Dorgan will be working on a number of issues with a specific emphasis on energy policy. "Senator Dorgan has had a remarkable career, having served for...

2011-02-17 15:06:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) today announced that Byron Dorgan, former U.S. Senator from North Dakota, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Senator Dorgan retired from the Senate in January 2011 after a 30-year career in the U.S. Congress. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/SF50619) "We are very pleased to welcome Byron Dorgan to our Board," said Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer....

2011-01-05 08:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc. is pleased to announce exclusive representation of Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) for lectures. He will discuss the current political environment, energy policy, and America's economic outlook. "Senator Dorgan," said Mark French, president of Leading Authorities, "has devoted his career to fighting for the interests of rural America. We look forward to the expertise he can bring audiences on topics such as agricultural...

2010-10-21 11:08:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google increased its spending on lobbying 11 percent over the previous year to $1.2 million in the third quarter, demonstrating the Internet giant's willingness to spend to shape federal policy, Consumer Watchdog said today. In the comparable quarter a year ago Google spent $1.08 million. A key to Google's lobbying effort is its well-connected Washington staff, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group said. Taking advantage...