Progressive Policy Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Progressive Policy Institute
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond the Rhetoric…Getting energized over the new energy sector growth

HARRY C. ALFORDCongress recently returned to Washington from its month-long August recess with a short, but vital to-do list for the two-week work period prior to adjournment and full-time focus on the midterm elections. Passing a continuing resolution ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tech trade group bulks up

Tech industry trade group TechNet is bulking up its staff by hiring a new vice president for membership.Longtime fundraiser and political consultant Sue Hothem is taking over to grow the group’s fundraising, outreach, sponsorship and events work, the ... [Published The Hill - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Parents feeding U.S. housing recovery with aid to buyers

Those numbers will probably keep growing this year as younger Americans remain constrained by student debt, tough entry into the job market and stricter mortgage-lending rules that require more cash up front. At the same time, rising stock and property ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

The three-year bachelor’s degree?

What if the traditional four-year undergraduate degree went away?What if getting a bachelor’s degree in just three years became the norm?That’s the proposal put forth by Paul Weinstein, director of the public management program at Johns Hopkins Unive ... [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Warning Sign For Republicans On Abortion

In case you missed it, that’s what just happened in Spain. And it’s an omen for what might happen if U.S. Republicans regain power in 2016 thanks to general unhappiness with the Obama administration and the results of its economic policies. A long-overdue ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Without parents’ help, many could not buy their first home

WASHINGTON — The Bank of Mom and Dad is playing a growing role as lender of last resort for a housing recovery struggling to provide more traction for the US economy.Last year, 27 percent of those purchasing a home for the first time received a cash gift ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fossil Industry PR Investing in America

Investing in America By Energy Tomorrow Blog It’s one thing to talk about energizing the U.S. economy, it’s another to walk the talk. America’s oil and natural gas industry is doing that, with four companies ranked in the top 10 of the Progressive ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy

Event Time: Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Georgetown University SCS, 640 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) in Washington, DC and The Lisbon Council from Brussels – two leading think ... [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

AT&T, Verizon Top Annual Domestic Investments on Equipment

Of all U.S.-based non-financial corporations, AT&T and Verizon last year led domestic spending on plants, property and equipment with a combined investment of $36.3 billion, according to a report from the Progressive Policy Institute. In the list of “," ... [Published Phone+ - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

The 25 Companies Investing The Most In America's Future

A new reportout today from Diana Carew and Michael Mandel at the Progressive Progressive Policy Institute details the 25 big businesses — dubbed “investment heroes” — that are placing the biggest bets on America. Despite the rise of China, India and Brazil ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

AT&T, Exxon Mobil tops list of companies investing in the U.S.

AT&T Inc. and Exxon Mobil Corp. were named three of the top domestic companies investing in the U.S. economy.The Progressive Policy Institute released it U.S Investment Heroes of 2014, comprising the top 25 companies in the nation that have invested in ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

PPI Report: 'The Best Path Forward on Net Neutrality' is to Focus on Investment, Case-by-Case Adjudication

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Progressive Policy Institute issued the following news release: The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released a new policy report providing evidence that the best possible resolution to the ... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 05 2014]

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...Internet companies to semiconductors, dynamic startups to the most iconic companies on the planet," said Linda Moore, president and CEO of TechNet. "Sue is a seasoned political fundraiser, strategist and lobbyist with deep relationships on Capitol Hill. She will be an enormous resource to TechNet's member network and help supercharge our growing advocacy programs at the federal and 50-state level."
...reform plan that would cut the cost of a college degree while ensuring our higher education system remains the best in the world," he says. "Students at public institutions would save on average almost $9,000 over the course of their studies while students at private schools could save as much as $30,000."
...Advertisement In its order the FCC stated the integration ban would "result in a broad expansion of the market for navigation devices so that they become commercially available through retail outlets." The idea was for customers to buy cable boxes instead of leasing them, a universal box that could be used across providers with a removable CableCARD...

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Leading out front [Published The Hill - 7 hours ago]
Prince William County surpasses 2 million squar... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - 9 hours ago]
Beyond the Rhetoric…Getting energized over the ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Sep 30 2014]
Tech trade group bulks up [Published The Hill - Sep 29 2014]
TechNet Names Sue Hothem as Vice President, Mem... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
VC/DC: Net Neutrality at Home, TTIP Abroad. Mov... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 29 2014]
Parents feeding U.S. housing recovery with aid ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
The three-year bachelor’s degree? [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea’s gigabit broadband woes should ser... [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 24 2014]
A Warning Sign For Republicans On Abortion [Published Talking Points Memo - Sep 24 2014]
Can Three-Year Degrees Solve College Cost Crisis? [Published Noodls - Sep 23 2014]
Without parents’ help, many could not buy their... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 22 2014]
GUEST COLUMNIST: Let innovation out of the box [Published Sentinel And Enterprise - Sep 21 2014]
Families, friends become lenders of last resort... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 21 2014]
3rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 18 2014]
Congress should listen, act on reg relief conce... [Published CUNA News Now - Sep 18 2014]
Fossil Industry PR Investing in America [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 18 2014]
Today's Hill forum to examine fin services land... [Published CUNA News Now - Sep 17 2014]
Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Sep 17 2014]
Streamline the rules-making process [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
Comcast Files Open Internet Reply Comments15 [Published Comcast - Sep 16 2014]
CUNA-sponsored Hill forum to examine legislativ... [Published CUNA News Now - Sep 15 2014]
Think Tanks: New York hurts its millionaires [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 15 2014]
ICUcare Launches Electronic Personal Health Rec... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 15 2014]
AT&T: A Bullish Algorithmic Perspective [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 14 2014]
Next Week: Net Neutrality, Big Data & Robotics ... [Published Roll Call Online - Sep 12 2014]
ISPs Top U.S. Investment Heroes Ranking [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Oil and gas companies top US investors list [Published Energy Global - Sep 12 2014]
AmeriCorps, 20 years old, a limited success [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 12 2014]
Wal-Mart among top five companies investing in ... [Published The City Wire - Sep 11 2014]
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Fossil Industry PR Investing in America [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 18 2014]
Investing in America By Energy Tomorrow Blog It’s one thing to talk about energizing the U.S. economy, it’s another to walk the talk. America’s oil and natural gas industry is doing that, with four companies ranked in the top 10 of the Progressive ...
Obama Can Ignore Public Opinion on Foreign Policy [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 08 2014]
War-weary after the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and reeling financially from the Great Recession, the public wants U.S. leaders to focus more at home and shoulder far fewer burdens abroad. The public certainly rejects more American “boots on the ground,” ...
Obama Can Ignore Public Opinion on Foreign Policy [Published The China Blog - Aug 08 2014]
War-weary after the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and reeling financially from the Great Recession, the public wants U.S. leaders to focus more at home and shoulder far fewer burdens abroad. The public certainly rejects more American “boots on the ground,” ...
Obama Can Ignore Public Opinion on Foreign Policy [Published TIME.com - Aug 08 2014]
War-weary after the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and reeling financially from the Great Recession, the public wants U.S. leaders to focus more at home and shoulder far fewer burdens abroad. The public certainly rejects more American “boots on the ground,” ...
Are we in another tech bubble? And should we care? [Published Post Tech - Jul 16 2014]
Are we looking at another tech bubble? (Kieran Doherty/Reuters) For anyone trying to make the case that we're in another tech bubble, there have been a few choice data points to highlight recently. Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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PPI Releases Third Annual Report Ranking U.S. C... [Published Financial Services - Sep 10 2014]
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