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2010-05-13 14:31:00

American Power Act Echoes Council's Comprehensive Energy Policy Roadmap WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Council on Competitiveness president & CEO, Deborah L. Wince-Smith, issued the following statement regarding the Senate's unveiling of the American Power Act: "This bill is a definitive step toward achieving the regulatory certainty that American businesses -- both large and small -- desperately need in order to accelerate their investment and innovation in...

2010-02-16 16:12:00

President Obama's Announcement Represents Commitment to Clean Energy Economy WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on Competitiveness applauds President Barack Obama's announcement today of an $8.3 billion loan guarantee for the first nuclear reactors built in the United States in nearly 30 years. The construction of two new reactors will create thousands of jobs and help America to become more competitive in clean energy technology. "President Obama's announcement...

2009-05-11 06:00:00

Secretary LaHood, Secretary Locke, Governor Rendell, Senator Warner, President Wince-Smith to Headline WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, C-SPAN 2 will carry live, gavel to gavel coverage of the Council on Competitiveness sponsored Infrastructure Conference. Commerce.gov will also feature a live webcast of the event beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern. "Game Changers in the Supply Chain Infrastructure: Are We Ready to Play?" is an...

2009-05-08 08:23:00

Is America's Transportation Infrastructure Ready for Global Trade? WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Council on Competitiveness: What: Game Changers in the Supply Chain Infrastructure: Are We Ready to Play? is an interactive, one-day seminar featuring private and government sector leaders working to improve the competitiveness of the U.S. supply chain infrastructure. Topics include Supply Chain Competitiveness, Infrastructure Development...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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