Among the weeds choking out growth and good government are the hundreds of boards, commissions, and advisory committees that have sprouted over the years. They devour time, money, and energy far beyond any real contribution they make.
never had any meetings. They never asked any advice, and then they touted to the press that they had this animal-welfare advisory committee. I felt like I was being used.
These worries now have a global dimension. The 2003 report of the U. S. House of Representatives Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World stated that Arabs and Muslims are ... bombarded with American sitcoms, violent films and other entertainment, much of which distorts the perceptions of viewers.'' The report made clear that what seems innocuous to Americans can cause problems abroad A Syrian teacher of English asked us plaintively for help in explaining American family life to her students. She asked, Does ... show a typical family'
The Federal Highway Administration told us the (feasibility) study won't even include a route. Our greatest difficulty has been trying to find out what's going on. I asked if I could serve on the advisory committee (for the study), and they said they didn't know whether there was going to be one.
It was also my idea that the advisory committees of the Academy should replace the legal committees of the German Reichstag, which was gradually fading into the background in the Reich.
Mr. DeLay explained to officials what he has always said publicly his role ... was limited to serving on the political action committee's advisory board along with other elected Texas officials and to appearing at fundraising events,
Most companies are educating their employees, and watching the situation closely, but are unlikely to take action until a travel advisory is issued by either the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, SOS, or their government agencies.
If a consumer chooses to rely on the 'free' advice of a salesperson, then they should expect to be sold. However, while the mortgage practitioner is providing these advisory services the sales hat is removed. At that point they are acting solely on behalf of the homeowner as a true fiduciary mortgage advisor.
It became apparent to us that it is a lot easier to provide great technology - as our competitors did - than to replicate a great consultative, advice-giving, advisory force, which Merrill had.
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
We issued an advisory to the FAA (the Federal Aviation Administration). But they had no comment on it.
I hope they adopt the advisory maps as recommended. I think it's the right thing to do to protect the city.
The public's faith in the integrity of the process is undermined when one-third of an advisory committee's membership has significant financial ties to the company seeking the product's approval.
The City of Placerville has suffered greatly from losses in several bond issues as a result of reliance on the advice of a financial advisory firm that also underwrote our bond issues.
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
Subject to acceptable resolution of outstanding issues and satisfactory finalization of contractual language, the UAW GM National Negotiating Committee, the UAW National GM Council, and the UAW Retired Workers Advisory Council have unanimously endorsed this tentative agreement,