blue ribbon commission

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Noun1.blue ribbon commission - an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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The electronic "comment" system operated by a blue-ribbon panel that President Obama created kicked back thousands of emails from citizens who wanted to weigh in on the panel's plans for disposing of the nation's commercial high-level radioactive waste.
Despite the Blue-Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies recommendation to create an independent board to build the blueprint for private company standards, the Financial Accounting Foundation's board has proposed (www.
A blue-ribbon panel of scholars, having reviewed available data concerning the effects of traditional and non-traditional teacher certifications, concluded that there's insufficient evidence to determine advantages or disadvantages for the estimated 20 to 30 percent of new teachers annually who an alternative route over the traditional one.
Corzine created the blue-ribbon panel in December to support the initiatives of the his economic assistance and recovery plan, a multi-faceted approach implementing substantive policies and programs that promote sustainable growth.
WASHINGTON -- The National Institutes of Health plans to tighten restrictions on outside consulting by its scientists, closely following the recommendations of an agency-convened blue-ribbon panel.
However, should Bush lose his re-election bid, the Social Security reform debate will grind to a halt as the new president will establish a blue-ribbon panel to vet his ideas, stalling the reform debate for another four years.
An active IABC volunteer leader, she has served several times on IABC's international board, as director of IABC's Canada District 2, as president of IABC/Atlantic Canada and as a blue-ribbon panel judge with IABC's Gold Quill Awards Program.
That's not my conclusion it is the view of a blue-ribbon panel appointed by the Conservative Government.
1) "Clean Bill of Health for Vinyl Toys and Medical Devices," Blue-ribbon Panel chaired by Dr.
Now, a blue-ribbon panel convened by the National Research Council in Washington, D.
Fisher, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of NBD Bancorp, Detroit, was chosen from five finalists by a blue-ribbon panel of judges, including Richard Barton, president of U.
The Daily News reported Thursday that a blue-ribbon panel had estimated that it would cost $12 billion over the next decade to end Los Angeles County's homeless problem.