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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

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: contracting, strategic, approach, needed, improve, steps, benefit, guaranty, corporation, pension
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437909914
ISBN-13: 9781437909913

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) insures the pensions of more than 44 million workers in over 30,000 employer-sponsored defined benefit pension plans. In response to growing workloads, PBGC has come to rely heavily on contractors to conduct its work. This is a report on: (1) the role that contracting plays in PBGCżs efforts to accomplish its mission; (2) the steps PBGC has taken to improve its acquisition infrastructure and develop a strategic approach to guide its contracting activities; and (3) the steps PBGC has taken to improve its contact oversight processes to ensure accountabi

Author: Robin M. Nazzaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: steps, strategic, additional, action, needed, capitalize, forward, wildland, management, federal, agencies, important, fire
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 143792218X
ISBN-13: 9781437922189

The nation's wildland fire problems have worsened dramatically over the past decade, with more than a doubling of average annual acreage burned and federal appropriations for wildland fire management. The deteriorating fire situation has led the agencies responsible for managing wildland fires on federal lands -- the Forest Service in the Department of Agriculture and four agencies in the Department of the Interior -- to reassess how they respond to wildland fire and to take steps to improve their fire management programs. This report reviewed: (1) progress the agencies have made in managing w

Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: business, doing
Number of Pages: 195
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0821376101
ISBN-13: 9780821376102

"Comparing business regulation in 181 economies Doing Business 2009 is the sixth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulations in 181 economies. Doing Business 2009 measures regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business: Starting a business steps, time, cost, and minimum capital to register a new business Enforcing contracts steps, time, and cost to enforce a commercial contract Employing workers indices of employment law rigidities cost of economic redundancies Getting credit extent of credit information sharing and creditor rights Closing a business steps, time, and cost

Author: Siddharth Katragadda
Publisher: Siddharth Katragadda
Keywords: wife
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2003-11-25
ISBN-10: 1413706835
ISBN-13: 9781413706833

Leela is about to enter her second marriage. In the seven steps she would take around the marital fire, she would become a stranger to one man, and the intimate part of another mans body. As she takes each step, she reminisces her falling in love with her first husband, Salim; her fighting against her father to become Salims; and the inevitable death it would bring her father. When Salim exercises his Muslim polygamist right and marries a second wife, Leela leaves him. To repay the debt she owed her dead father, she decides to marry the man he always wanted for her Shiva, a married man. As Lee

Author: Robert L. Dupont
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: future, prevention, starts, drug, alcohol, stopping
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1996-12-31
ISBN-10: 0788129651
ISBN-13: 9780788129650

Stresses common national themes for alcohol and drug abuse prevention. Provides the first steps necessary to create programs to fight drug abuse and to eventually eliminate the problem. Chapters include a summary of the epidemic of alcohol and other drug use, knowledge about prevention of alcohol and other drug use, identification of youths at high risk, reduction of risk, and the next steps to take. Charts and tables.

Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: strategy, operations, improve, needed, cuba, actions, broadcasting
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437914071
ISBN-13: 9781437914078

For more than two decades, the U.S. govżt. has been broadcasting to Cuba to break the Cuban govżts. information blockade and promote democracy in Cuba. Over this period, questions have been raised regarding the quality and effectiveness of these broadcasts. This report examines: (1) the Office of Cuba Broadcasting's (OCB) broadcasting approach and what is known about its audience; (2) how the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) -- which oversees U.S. govżt. broadcasting -- and OCB ensure compliance with journalistic principles; (3) steps taken to ensure adherence to domestic and internati
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