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Author: Angele A. Gilroy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: neutrality, debate, net, networks, broadband, access
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984541
ISBN-13: 9781437984545

As congressional policymakers continue to debate telecomm. reform, a major point of contention is the question of whether action is needed to ensure unfettered access to the Internet. The move to place restrictions on the owners of the networks that compose and provide access to the Internet, to ensure equal access and non-discriminatory treatment, is referred to as żnet neutrality.żA major focus in the debate is concern over whether it is necessary for policymakers to take steps to ensure access to the Internet for content, services, and applications providers, as well as consumers, what th
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Author: Patricia Dalton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: science, transparency, funding, congressional, testimony, accountability, ensure, reinvestment, recovery, gao, role, helping, american
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437914462
ISBN-13: 9781437914467

Discusses GAO's role to help ensure accountability and transparency for science funding in the Amer. Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The purposes of the Recovery Act funds include preserving and creating jobs and promoting economic recovery; assisting those most impacted by the recession; investing in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure to provide long-term economic benefits; and stabilizing state and local govżt. budgets. The Recovery Act includes more than $21 billion in spending for R&D related activities. This statement discusses: GAO's respon. under
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Author: Shohana M. Grove
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: officer, report, foia, chief, regulatory, commission, postal
Number of Pages: 10
Published: 2011-02
ISBN-10: 1437941699
ISBN-13: 9781437941692

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The Postal Regulatory Comm. (PRC) mission is to ensure transparency and accountability of the Postal Service. Contents of this report: Description of steps the PRC has taken to ensure the presumption of openness is being applied to all decisions involving the Freedom of Info. Act (FOIA); Report on the change in number of requests where records have been released in full compared to the previous yearżs Annual FOIA Report; Steps taken to ensure that the PRC has an effective system for responding to requests; Steps taken to increas
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Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, treatment, local, government, employees, accurate, ensure, administration, security, management, oversight, needed, social
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940811
ISBN-13: 9781437940817

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. In 2007, 73% of state and local govżt. employees were covered by Social Security (SS). Unlike the private sector where most employees are covered by SS, federal law generally permits each public employer to decide which employees to cover. The Social Security Admin. (SSA) is responsible for facilitating SS coverage for these employers through agreements with states. SSA is also responsible for maintaining accurate earnings records, while the IRS ensures SS taxes are paid. Because of the need to ensure that SS coverage is adminis
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: signs, change, colleges, year, education, status, vocational
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788103636
ISBN-13: 9780788103636

An interim report on changes to: improve vocational education program quality nationwide, in part by encouraging specific educational approaches; ensure targeted groups access to vocational education; concentrate funding to ensure that programs are of sufficient size and scope to be effective, in part by establishing a minimum allocation; and require assessments of vocational program quality. Charts and tables.
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: issues, implementation, biodiversity, creation, market, handbook
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 2004-11-30
ISBN-10: 9264018611
ISBN-13: 9789264018617

The loss of biodiversity affects us in many ways. For some of us, its loss is felt in the same way that we regret the destruction of a great work of art -- it may not affect us directly, but the indirect impact is strong. For others, its loss is felt in changes in lifestyles and livelihoods -- the measurable costs are high. Striking the right balance between the conservation/sustainable use and the loss of biodiversity requires accounting for all the impacts of its destruction. Weighing the loss against any potential benefits will ensure that the social, as well as economic, well-being of ever
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: security, supporting, justice, reform, system, handbook, oecd, dac
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2007-04-10
ISBN-10: 9264022287
ISBN-13: 9789264022287

How can conflict-prone countries ensure better delivery of security and justice services? How can they establish structures and mechanisms which will ensure effective and accountable security and justice institutions? Although there has been significant work undertaken over the past decade in a number of security and justice reform programs, this publication provides guidance to operationalize the 2005 DAC Guidelines Security System Reform and Governance and closes the gap between policy and practice. It largely follows the external assistance program cycle and contains valuable tools to help
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