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 NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on "Culture as a Corporate Asset"was the work of a blue ribbon commission made up of 35 experienced governance leaders and directors who focused on the board's responsibility of corporate culture oversight - defined as one of the top governance imperatives of every board.
He will work hard to continue the reforms in the unemployment system that the department has implemented over the past three years as recommended by both the Blue Ribbon Commission and USDOL.
Ten years ago we had a blue ribbon commission recommend closing loopholes to stop them from raiding the highway fund, so 10 years ago we saw this day coming.
The Obama administration has said the Yucca Mountain plan is unworkable, and a blue ribbon commission is working to find an alternative solution.
and chairman of the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management chartered by Ronald Reagan in 1985.
President Obama's 2012 Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) suggested starting fresh with a commitment to geologic repositories, a science-driven process for setting standards, and consent between federal and state partners.
The 23-page “Los Angeles Child Protection Checkup” tracks the implementation of the 42 recommendations issued by the Los Angeles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection in April 2014.
Moniz has served on a number of boards of directors and commissions, including the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (2009-Present), the Department of Defense Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (2010-Present), and the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future (2010-2012).
The state's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform recommended raising the tax on cigarettes from 60 cents to $1 per pack, for an estimated $120 million in revenue.
The bill is intended to implement the eight recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission that Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu appointed to review the nation's nuclear waste program.
An update of the activities of the Blue Ribbon Commission will be presented by June Benoit, RN, MSN, FNPc and I will be providing a review of current bills and committee hearings.
The original blue ribbon commission recommendations, announced Jan.