blue ribbon commission


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an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue

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That blue ribbon commission recommended a 2 5-cent fuel tax in five-year increments.
General Brent Scowcroft, co-chairman of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, and Richard A.
Now a blue ribbon commission appointed by President Obama has come up with some sensible recommendations for what is primarily a political problem.
Even as the administration's Blue Ribbon Commission on Americas Nuclear Future examines a range of policy options, one certainty is that we will be securely storing used nuclear fuel for an extended period of time.
This follows reviews by the office of the Drugs Controller General of India, a blue ribbon commission of scientists convened to assess Advaxis clinical protocol, and a chemical and microbiological assessment of ADXS11-001 by the Indian Central Vaccine Research Laboratory at Kasuli.
The members also heard from Nino Amato, Executive Director of the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups (CWAG), who invited members to participate in the Blue Ribbon Commission on Campaign for Better Care.
The committee did not consider any specific proposal because none had been developed by the administration, but testimony was taken from Gerald Parsky, chair of the governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on the 21st Century Economy.
In January, a Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Municipal Credit Enhancement recommended to NLC and the National Association of Counties (NACo) that they investigate the feasibility of creating a new mutual credit enhancement company owned and operated by local governments.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability and the MTA recently released a synopsis of its final report on strategies that the transit agency and government officials can use to reduce the MTA region's environmental impact.
The legislature created the task force last winter and directed it to continue the work of a blue ribbon commission appointed by Gov.
Four members of the Blue Ribbon Commission for Health Care Reform outlined highlights of the recommendations at a Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce meeting on Feb.
For the second year following a Blue Ribbon Commission on Health Care Costs and Access, the Legislature is not passing recommendations to lower health insurance costs.
An even better one: "Of course, she could have pulled over and asked for help, but maybe there wasn't enough time to assemble a blue ribbon commission on directions"
The program makes coverage available for nuclear, biological, chemical or radiological attacks; requires the Treasury Department to report on the terrorism insurance market every two years, including analysis of terrorism insurance pricing impacts on commercial real estate; and establishes a blue ribbon commission tasked with recommending a long-term private market solution.
Members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Solid Waste Management have voted 4-2 to recommend lifting the ban.
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