Citations with the tag: PUBLIC interest
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- America's least wanted.
Nixon, Robert; Quirk, Kristen M. // E: The Environmental Magazine; May/Jun95, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p45
Reports on the Council on Economic Priorities' 1995 list of the United States' worst corporate polluters. Names of corporations included in the list; Contact information.
- Patrons and entrepreneurs: A response to `public interest...
Imig, Douglas R.; Berry, Jeffrey M. // Political Research Quarterly; Mar96, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p147
Presents information on public interest group entrepreneurs. History of public interest groups; Influences of these groups; Development; Examination findings by professors Nownes and Neeley; References.
- Stewing in NYPIRG kitchen.
Kamen, Robin // Crain's New York Business; 04/07/97, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p6
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Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 12/22/97-12/29/97, Vol. 27 Issue 51, p60
Presents information on the amount of money that the whistle blower lawsuits have recouped for the government. Details on how the number of cases have increased since 1988; Identification of how much money has been saved the government by these cases in 1997 as opposed to 1988; Reference to...
- America's most unwanted.
Wilkins, Francis // Environmental Action; Winter96, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p7
Reports that the Council on Economic Priorities has released its annual list of America's worst corporate environmental offenders. Council on Economic Priorities' Campaign for Cleaner Corporations.
- Crime, government, economy top concerns of nation.
Wilkins, Francis // National Minority Politics; Jan95, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p32
Presents the results of a Harris Poll which indicates that the American public's concern is focused on crime prevention, government policies and economic growth.
- Benton Foundation launches NII clearinghouse to collect, analyze data.
St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael // Library Journal; 5/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p14
Reports that the Benton Foundation launched the Information Infrastructure Clearinghouse in April 1994 to collect, analyze and distribute information about the information superhighway. Thomas Freebairn, its executive director; Focus of the data; How to contact the clearinghouse.
- Educating government.
Rowland, Mark // Builders Merchants Journal; Apr2011, p3
In this article, the author discusses the failure of the government in Great Britain to address the problems of the nation and the need to create a lobbying group to voice out the interests of the people.
- TV tune-out?
Rowland, Mark // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/3/94, Vol. 124 Issue 40, p65
Reports that the Center for Science in the Public Interest is planning a national turn-off-the-TV week or day to draw attention to the harmful effects of the medium.
- Headline hunting.
Rowland, Mark // Broadcasting & Cable; 10/10/94, Vol. 124 Issue 41, p122
Editorial. Comments on the Center for Science in the Public interest's plan for a turn-off-the-TV day in 1995 to draw attention to the medium's harmful effects.
- Our Responsibility to the Public Interest.
Olivero, Mary Ellen // CPA Journal; Apr2010, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p12
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Serving the Public Interest," by Joanne S. Barry in the February 2010 issue.
- Capt. Adjudication strikes out.
Plagakis, Jim // Drug Topics; 6/21/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 12, p44
This article shares an author's experience on how he attempted to prevent overutilization of brand medications by a client who is under Medicaide. The author believes that brand name dispensing is too costly and that the taxpayers are the ones who are burdened by the cost. The author was...
- The Politics of Federal Antitrust Enforcement.
Baer, William J.; Balto, David A. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy; Fall99, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p113
Argues that political pressure does not motivate antitrust enforcement, but public interest considerations. Background of antitrust laws and inherent political contents; Early enforcement policies based on political ideas of competitive harm; Theory and evidence behind the public choice arguments.
- Legislative infighting puts Indiana at risk.
McKinney, Robert // Indianapolis Business Journal; 05/10/99, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12A
Comments on the risks taken by conflicts at Indiana's legislative body in compromising public interests in the state.
- In on the act.
McKinney, Robert // Personnel Today; 9/17/2002, p17
Focuses on the Public Interest Disclosure Act in Great Britain. Protection of the Act on workers; Indication on the coverage of the disclosures; Consideration on different kind of disclosures.
- State strives to open doors to higher education.
Gignac, Judy // Inside Tucson Business; 04/12/99, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p5
Comments on the challenge of higher education policies in Arizona to balance conflicting public interest values. Questions on the accessibility of higher education in the state; Concerns over the quality of education given by learning institutions; Cost-effectiveness of higher education programs.
- Neighborhood streets top concern for citizens.
Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business; 4/29/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p13
Reports on the proposed transportation plan for public interest in Tucson, Arizona. Improvement of street maintenance and rejuvenation; Provision of comprehensive maintenance program; Importance of public funding.
- Living and dying with `information': Comments on the report Buildings, Books and Bytes.
Gorman, Michael // APLIS; Mar98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p22
Criticizes the report from the Benton Foundation on the future of libraries based on interviews with leaders, public opinion surveys and colloquies. Hidden agenda of imposing a virtual library on the public; Failure to define and explain the terms `digital world' and `information'; Flaws in the...
Gorman, Michael // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p3
Reports on developments concerning the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Breakfast meeting of the Senate Committee on Aging with First Lady Hillary Clinton; Publications; Radio public service announcement by CSPI's Americans for Safe Food project; Contact information.
- Safe eating quiz.
Gorman, Michael // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Nov93, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p1
Presents the Center for Science in the Public Interest Tri-Annual Food Safety Quiz. Questions and answers on food safety; Rating.
- Give at the office.
Gorman, Michael // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Sep95, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p3
Provides information to federal and state employees who want to donate to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Attention dietitians.
Gorman, Michael // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Oct95, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p3
Announces the availability of a free copy of the three-dimensional `Healthy Eating' food pyramid from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- CSPI calendar.
Gorman, Michael // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Dec95, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p15
Presents the Center for Science in the Public Interest's Good Foods '96 Calendar.
- CSPI's Silver Anniversary.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p3
Looks at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and its 25th anniversary. Founded by James Sullivan, Albert Fritsch and Michael F. Jacobson.
- Health endowment.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the Center for Science in the Public Interest's (CSPI) establishment of the `CSPI Endowment for Better Health' program. Purpose of the endowment; Contact information.
- Federal campaign.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Sep96, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Advises federal workers on the procedures for donating to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) automatically per month. Payroll deduction campaign form; `Nutrition Action' subscription renewal; Contact information.
- Wanted: Toxicologist.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p2
Announces the search for a toxicologist by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Qualifications; Contact information.
- Memo from MJ.
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Mar97, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
Responds to the criticisms made against the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in articles in several publications concerning the group's publication of the nutritional quality of restaurant meals. Similarity of the wordings in the criticisms; Impact of such criticisms on the...
Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p3
Reports on developments concerning the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Number of visitors to the organization's Web site; Contact information for subscription to the `Nutrition Action' magazine; CSPI's decision not to participating in the Combined Federal Campaign.
- Latest CSPI attack sparks menu changes, debate.
Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News; 2/5/96, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p3
Reports that the Center for Science in the Public Interest has mounted its latest assault by sending letters to six companies threatening legal action on misleading claims on their menus. Change in the menu of Clyde's Restaurant Group; Review of restaurant menus meeting standards established by...
- Surety bond posted.
Allen, Robin Lee // Christian Century; 4/5/89, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p346
The Christic Institute has had its lawsuit accusing 29 defendants of illegal activities in Central America dropped by Judge James Lawrence King, and has posted a $1.2 million surety bond.
- Christic Institute woes.
Allen, Robin Lee // Christian Century; 3/1/89, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p224
Reports on the recent activities of the Christic Institute, an interfaith center for law and public policy which is best known for its role in the case of union organizer Karen Silkwood.
- What makes a special interest special?
Spulak, Thomas // Hill; 10/7/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 114, p20
The article focuses on the issue involving the lobbying business which cites the special public interest of lobbyist in the U.S.
- F-35 is subject of consumer watchdog's big media blitz.
Tiron, Roxana // Hill; 10/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 124, p3
The article reports on the fight of the watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) against the funding for a second F-35 Joint Strike Fighter engine becoming one of its largest media campaigns in the U.S.
- Local engineers support NYPRIG in asking landfill clean-up funding.
Duvoli, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 8/05/96, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p39
Reports on the call by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPRIG) for lawmakers in the state of New York to float a $2 billion bond to clean-up dumps containing toxic wastes. Existence of more than 400 sites with hazardous substances in the state; Financial role of firms responsible...
Duvoli, John // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Dec1997, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p1687
Presents a summary of the article `Private Property, Public Interests, and Natural Resource Conservation Policy,' by Keith Wiebe, William Anderson, James Snow, Jon Goldstein, and Daniel Bromley.
- THE FINAL WORD.
Duvoli, John // Builders Merchants Journal; Nov2006, p53
A crossword puzzle related to public interest issues is presented.
- Public affairs challenges addressed at seminar.
Duvoli, John // Communication World; Sep94, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p9
Announces the fourth annual seminar co-sponsored by the Global Public Affairs Institute and the European Centre for Public Affairs on October 2-6, 1994. Agenda; Contact information.
- The `Dirty Eight'.
Duvoli, John // Earth Island Journal; Winter92/93, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the results of the 1992 `Worst Corporate Environmental Offenders' survey of the Council on Economic Priorities (CEP) in the United States.
- A social conservative credo.
Krauthammer, Charles // Public Interest; Fall95, Issue 121, p15
Discusses the social conservative credo in the United States. Limits of structural reform; Cultural causes of decay; Return of virtue; Culture in the absence of religion.
- Connect your conscience to your career.
Nader, Ralph // Career World; Mar1993, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p11
Explains what type of work a public interest lawyer does. Defense of important rights; Examples; Opportunities. INSET: Untitled (Profile of Ralph Nader)..
- National Legal and Policy Center.
Rubin, Steve // Human Events; 7/12/96, Vol. 52 Issue 26, p15
Features the Washington, D.C.-based National Legal and Policy Center, a White House watchdog. Chairman Ken Boehm and president Peter Flaherty; NLPC as a watchdog of alleged White House ethical problems.
- 'Paralysis' Doesn't Slow Growth In PSA.
Takaki, Millie // SHOOT; 1/31/2003, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p11
Analyzes public service commercials created by Growth Films for Cure Now. Brief description of the commercial on therapeutic cloning for treating paralytic; Promotion of stem cell research through commercial campaigns. INSET: 'Little Stalkers--CDs'.
- INADEQUACY OF THE COST-BENEFIT RATIO AS A MEASURE OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST.
Moody, R.E. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Feb74, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p188
Presents a paper which questions the validity of the contributions of the cost-benefit concept as a measure of the public interest. Concept of shadow pricing; Discussion on the monetary values of materials which man uses to serve his purposes; Continuity and change; Value of future in terms of...
- Industry split over statutory lobby plan.
Singleton, David // PRWeek (London); 5/21/2010, p9
The article reports that the public affairs industry is sharply divided over the Great Britain coalition government's plan to pursue a statutory register of lobbyists, which was expressed in the document "Coalition Negotiations--Agreements Reached."
- THE WEEK IN LOBBYING.
Singleton, David // PRWeek (London); 5/21/2010, p9
This section offers news briefs related to the public affairs industry in Great Britain as of May 21, 2010 including the resignation of Carbon Trust's head of government affairs Matthew Spencer, the Public Affairs Council's search for a permanent chairman and two board members, and Association...
- Leftist liars and ideological suicide.
Ledeen, M. // American Spectator; Oct91, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p16
Presents the opinion that left-wing ideologues, such as the Washington-based Christic Institute, are attempting to rewrite the history of world events since 1980 in their favor. How their arguments differ with the facts; Events which occurred during the presidency of Ronald Reagan; The battle...
- Entrapping the whistle-blowers.
Maier, Timothy W. // Insight on the News; 02/02/98, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the consequences which whistle-blowers in the United States (US) endure despite the Whistle Blower Protection Act of 1989, and highlights the dismissal of a civilian engineer who notified his superiors of possible corruption. Impact which this type of corruption can have on the US;...
- Toiling in the vineyards.
Vargas, Hector; Bushnell, George E. // ABA Journal; Mar1995, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p6
Features the National Association for Public Interest Law (NAPIL), an organization for law students in the United States. Adherence of members to public service lawyering; History of the association; Coordination of NAPIL with various lawyers' organization for community services; Contact...
- BOTTOM LINE.
Vargas, Hector; Bushnell, George E. // Hill; 6/1/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 75, p10
The article announces the appointments of several companies in the U.S. including Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to lobby on Basin Electric Power Cooperative's environmental regulatory and legislative issues, K & L Gates to lobby on Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.'s regulatory issues, and...