Latest Evan Bayh Stories

2011-01-05 08:45:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc. is pleased to announce exclusive representation of Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) for lectures. He will address topics such as job creation, national security, the economy, and building a bipartisan governmental consensus. As the Governor of Indiana, Bayh established the state as one of the nation's strongest economies. As a member of the Senate committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the chairman of the...

2010-11-18 11:35:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 1, 2010, the United States Supreme Court decided to hear a patent ownership dispute between Stanford University and Roche. How the court decides the case could profoundly affect who owns the technological fruits of federally-supported research and development throughout the country. The patents at issue cover methods for testing the efficacy of anti-HIV treatments. The court will decide whether Stanford University exclusively owns them...

2010-11-08 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 9th, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) will launch "OweNo," a nationwide public engagement campaign to educate Americans about the causes and consequences of the soaring federal debt and long-term deficits and to encourage Americans to join a national movement to address these important fiscal challenges. The PGPF campaign will launch in the days following a heated midterm election with a focus on fiscal issues, and weeks...

2010-10-04 22:33:13

The system put in place by the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 -- which gives universities significant control over intellectual property associated with the results of federally funded research at their institutions "“ has been more effective than the pre-1980 system in making research advances available to the public and spurring innovation, says a new report from the National Research Council. Nevertheless, the current system needs improvement, said the committee that wrote the report. "The...

2010-04-13 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In coordination with the We Can Lead campaign, a project of Clean Economy Network (CEN) and CERES, over 200 businesses in targeted states around the country called on key Senators including Bayh, Brown, Lugar, Warner, Alexander, and Webb to pass clean energy and climate legislation upon return to Washington, D.C. In the letters to Senators the business leaders highlighted the economic and job creation benefits of national climate and energy legislation....

2010-03-22 13:45:00

LIBERTY HILL, Texas, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GOOOH Founder Tim Cox said, "Whether you are for or against the health care bill passed by Congress yesterday, almost every person in America is disgusted with the politics in Washington and politicians in general. The process of passing this bill has been full of deceit and the policy is laced with disaster . The backroom deals and arm twisting that were necessary to get the votes are a perfect example of a system that is broken at best, and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.