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    Fort Hood Investigation Briefing

    Senators Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins, chair and ranking members respectively of the Armed Services Committee, spoke to reporters about the committee’s investigation of the 2009…

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    U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing

    The co-chairs of the U.S. Helsinki Commission heard testimony on torture and other banned treatment of prisoners. Topics included human rights violations, radical social movements on…

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    Future of New Orleans Final Public Meeting

    Mayor Nagin presented revisions to the rebuilding plan formulated by the Bring New Orleans Back Commission. He told residents at a town hall meeting that he endorsed a proposal which…

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    Corporate Accounting Regulations

    Commissioners and members of the Corporate Finance Division talked about rules and regulations to implement recent corporate accountability legislation. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Pentagon Worker Appreciation Ceremony

    At a ceremony outside the Pentagon officials honored and presented awards to the renovation crew that reconstructed a portion of the Pentagon destroyed in September 11, 2001 terrorist…

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    Ethnicity, Race and Mental Health

    As part of the third meeting of the commission, experts analyzed access to the mental health service delivery system, as well as the role of cultural competence in delivering mental health…

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    Human Rights in China

    Witnesses testified about human rights issues in China. Among the issues they addressed were restrictions on religious activities, education, and human rights violations in Mongolia.

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    Indiana Congressional Redistricting Hearing

    Republican and Democratic congressional redistricting plans will be reconciled by the commission. The state legislature was unable to agree on a plan and, under state law, sent the…

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    Using Administrative Records in 2000 Census

    Board members discussed the use of Administrative records, such as those at the Internal Revenue Service, in conducting the year 2000 census.

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    Environmental Protection and Utility Policy

    Governor Whitman chaired this discussion of environmental protection and utility service issues. Governors discussed policies on ten different environmental issues, including…

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    Education Vouchers

    The California Joint Education Committee heard testimony concerning the use of school vouchers for education. The voucher system would give California parents a choice to send their…

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    Reinventing Government

    Heads of government organizations and public officials participated in a forum on reinventing government during the closing plenary session of the 1993 summer meeting of the National…

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    Shaping The Future of Canada

    In 1990, two of Canada’s ten provinces failed to ratify the Meech Lake Accord which would have approved constitutional amendments to designate Quebec as a distinct society with…

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