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  • American Enterprise Institute Hosts Discussion on the 1996 Welfare Law
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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Governors Panel

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions on the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also sometimes referred to as the…

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  • Educational Performance
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    Educational Performance

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion on educational performance. Participants spoke about educational testing standards, performance by minority and disadvantaged students, the economic impact of quality…

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  • Welfare Reform Legislation
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    Welfare Reform Legislation

    A bipartisan group of members of Congress talked to the governors about the successes of welfare reform legislation in various states and about the upcoming congressional debate on…

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  • Winter Meeting Opening Session
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    Winter Meeting Opening Session

    In opening remarks new administration officials spoke to governors about cooperation between the federal and state governments and potential policy changes. Among the issues addressed were…

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  • Structural Changes in the New Economy
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    Structural Changes in the New Economy

    Mr. Greenspan spoke about the impact of information technology on the economy and about the importance of education. Following his remarks Governors spoke about economic development and…

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  • Technology and the Global Economy
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    Technology and the Global Economy

    Mr. Friedman and others talked about the effects of the Internet and other telecommunications media on the global marketplace. He also talked about his book, The Olive Tree and the Lexus,…

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  • Republican State Issues
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    Republican State Issues

    Ms. Tillotson moderated a discussion between governors, business leaders and other government officials about building stronger families and the future of the American work force. Among the…

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  • 2000 Presidential Election
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    2000 Presidential Election

    Mr. Tarrance talked about the issues and platforms that will be important in the 2000 presidential campaign. He focused on the economic, ethnic, party system changes that demand reform in…

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  • National Education Summit
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    National Education Summit

    President Clinton focused on the sense of urgency about school reform and the need for higher academic standards. He focused on the increase in federal education investments during his…

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  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    Congressional leaders discussed the agenda for the legislative session. They addressed what to do with the federal budget surplus. They stressed their first objective is to save Social…

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  • Republican Governors News Conference
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    Republican Governors' News Conference

    Governor Beasley, chairman of the Republican Governors' Association, and others talked with reporters at the end of the NGA summer meeting. They discussed the accomplishments of their…

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  • Improving Government Service
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    Improving Government Service

    Members of the National Governors' Association met in Washington, DC, and wrapped up their four day winter meeting with a forum on improving government service. Rep. Kasich and Mr. Raines…

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  • Opening Plenary
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    Opening Plenary

    Governors from across the nation met for the National Governors' Association winter meeting in Washington, DC. They talked about the proposed federal budget, tax reform and the Internet…

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  • Government Role in Education
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    Government Role in Education

    Republican Governors' Association chairman Governor Branstad led a plenary session on education initiatives in various states. Ms. Tate, a former press secretary to first lady Nancy Reagan,…

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  • Plenary Session
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    Plenary Session

    The National Governors' Association concluded their annual conference by hearing from Mr. Alexander and Mr. Gates. Mr. Alexander talked about education and posed the question of how the…

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  • Opening Plenary Session
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    Opening Plenary Session

    In their opening session, governors heard reports from some of their members on various issues and from President Clinton’s new chief of staff Erskine Bowles on relations between the federal and…

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  • Republican Convention Evening Session
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    Republican Convention Evening Session

    Keynote speaker Rep. Molinari and other women speakers talked about families and praised presidential candidate Bob Dole, “...who still dreams despite adversity.” Several speakers…

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  • Welfare Reform
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    Welfare Reform

    Following a bipartisan meeting with President Clinton, Republican leaders talked briefly with reporters about the anti-terrorism meeting. Then they and the governors talked about welfare…

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  • Global Economic Structure
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    Global Economic Structure

    In the second plenary session, following tributes to retiring members, the governors discussed changing structure of the world economy. Former Ambassador Hills and Dr. Tyson discussed trade…

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  • Education Summit Evening Panel
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    Education Summit: Evening Panel

    After dinner, participants on the panel answered written questions from the audience about topics discussed earlier in the day, especially setting standards and assessing students and…

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