• Half the Senate has already voiced its opinion in favor of a national standard.

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  • The rights of the states to manage their own election procedures makes having a national standard difficult.

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  • Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) offered a proposal to suspend EPA regulations for two years and to also create a national standard for motor vehicles.

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  • In response to criticisms from the national taxpayer advocate and taxpayer representatives, the IRS expanded the National Standard miscellaneous allowance to include additional items.

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  • Instead, the minimum benefit should be tied to a single, national standard that sets a floor based on what a basic, consumer-directed plan now offers.

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  • The extent of conversation, Jacques says, made it seem to make sense to create a national standard for how a treatment like Provenge would be covered.

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  • He argues that a national standard "makes absolutely no sense" because it would be too costly to customers of utilities in some regions of the country.

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  • Of course a national standard for such public dashboards will have an effect similar to when, despite initial resistance, all football players were required to wear helmets.

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  • James Lockhart, head of the agency, urged U.S. mortgage servicing firms--companies that process payments of loans rather than owning them outright--to adopt the plan as a national standard.

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  • Others, like Chicago-based Exelon, support a national standard of 15% by 2020, but they also want to make sure states get credit for their own standards as well.

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  • In addition, the administration will set a higher national standard for vehicle tailpipe emissions that matches the stringent rules that California and 13 other states sought to apply.

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  • It's somewhat of a formality--last month, the administration announced that automakers agreed to a national standard for tailpipe emissions and an acceleration of the government's schedule for fuel-economy standards.

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  • Michelle Rhee, the chancellor of the public schools and a national standard-bearer for education reform, repeatedly ran up against the teachers' union as she dismissed hundreds of teachers and administrators.

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  • These three virtues in the fiscal cliff are highly positive and will only increase the pool of available risk-taking capital in the economy, thereby increasing the capital-to-labor ratio and improving the national standard of living.

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  • Also, in its favor, the legislation has the support of business organizations that include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, since it would establish a single national standard for E-Verify, rather than a patchwork of state requirements.

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  • On Friday, the wind energy industry, which would be the biggest beneficiary of the national standard, launched a media blitz to try to sway at least 11 key members of Congress to vote for Udall's plan.

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  • The inhabitants of Taltal, for instance, a small fishing and mining town in northern Chile, on Independence Day last month bedecked the town not with the traditional national standard but with black flags, in mourning for lost jobs.

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  • Reuters reported Tuesday that Cook apologized for offering a warranty below the national standard for their smart phones and tablets following a rash of consumer and — even more so — official complaint in the Chinese state run media.

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  • If one looks at the performance of HCA hospitals on the national standard measures of clinical performance as published on CMS Hospital Compare, one would find that HCA is among the very best performing healthcare providers in the nation.

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  • The goal is to set one national standard that will rapidly increase fuel efficiency -- without compromising safety -- by an average of 5 percent each year between 2012 and 2016, building on the 2011 standard my administration set shortly after taking office.

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  • He took historic action -- his administration did -- to confront climate change, including proposing the first national standard for harmful carbon pollution for new power plants, as well as establishing unprecedented standards for cars and trucks that will slash emissions of carbon pollution while, at the same time, saving consumers billions of dollars.

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