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 National government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National governments or national unity governments are broad coalition governments consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature and are often formed during times of war or national emergency.
In Canada, during World War II, the opposition Conservative Party ran under the name National Government in the 1940 election as a means of promoting their platform of creating a wartime national government coalition (evocative of the previous war's Union government).
Most members of the Labour Party rejected the government, however, and moved to the opposition benches leaving MacDonald and his supporters to stand as National Labour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_unity_government   (417 words)

  
 UK National Government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Government was initially applauded by most, but the Labour Party were left in a state of confusion with the loss of several of their most prominent figures, and MacDonald, Philip Snowden and James Henry Thomas did little to explain themselves, with the result that the Labour Party soon swung fully against the government.
The most prominent policy of the National Government in the early 1930s was the proposal to introduce Indian Home Rule, a measure that was fiercely opposed by the Diehard wing of the Conservative party, with Winston Churchill taking a lead amongst the opponents.
The government was opposed by the Labour Party, Lloyd George and his Liberals and the New Party of Sir Oswald Mosley, whilst within the parties there was particular conflict between the Conservatives and Liberals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_National_Government   (2183 words)

  
 National Government
These councils enact the bulk of the national government's administrative regulations, which of course regulate and set standards for everything from nursing home operation to licensing radio stations to workplace safety.
The resulting cabinet typically serves with a concurrence of the entire government, with an allocation of seats among the parties participating in the negotiations.
However, the prior governments were governments of capitalist society, so the first three constitutions largely regulated only the affairs of political bodies, while the economy largely thrived and writhed according to the so-called "laws" of the market.
www.bergonia.org /nationalgovernment.htm   (4692 words)

  
 Local Government Index
The National Awards for Local Government is a Commonwealth Government initiative established in 1986 to foster and acknowledge innovation, excellence and continuous improvement in the Local Government sector.
National Perspective is a quarterly supplement in The Local Government Focus publication and includes articles of interest to Local Government.
In 2001 the National Office of Local Government launched a series of Leading Practice in Local Government seminars.
www.dotars.gov.au /localgovt/index.aspx   (333 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Government National Mortgage Association Article
The Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA, also known as Ginnie Mae) was created by the United States Federal Government through a 1968 partition of the Federal National Mortgage Association.
The Government National Mortgage Association was created by the United States Federal Government through a 1968 partition of the Federal National Mortgage Association.
None of these organizations have the explicit backing of the government, although there is a perception (and a political reality) is that they are too large to fail and therefore will be bailed out by the government should they get into financial trouble.
www.ipedia.com /government_national_mortgage_association.html   (965 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (9-12): National versus State Government
The opposite of this system of government is a centralized government, such as in France and Great Britain, where the national government maintains all power.
Powers of the National Government and State Governments
Powers Denied the National Government and State Governments
bensguide.gpo.gov /9-12/government/federalism.html   (324 words)

  
 EGovernment for All
As government officials transfer day-to-day responsibility of their websites to technicians and webmasters, there is often benign neglect of underserved citizens whose needs may be outside the realm of the experience of well-educated, high-tech professionals.
In some instances, brick-and-mortar government offices have closed their doors to cut costs, leaving behind a friendly message: “for further information or assistance, please visit our website.” For folks who are offline or lack the skills or abilities to access e-government services, this message is not helpful.
Government officials should recognize equity and accessibility as important principles of government, principles that adhere in the physical and virtual worlds.
www.benton.org /publibrary/egov/access2003.html   (4905 words)

  
 The National Government (from France) --¬† Britannica Student Encyclopedia
One component of government that is common to both types is a cabinet, or a body of advisers to the chief of state.
The word government is derived from a Greek verb meaning “to pilot a ship.” It is a fitting derivation, since, in metaphorical terms, it is the responsibility of government to steer the “ship of state.” Governments have been a part of human history for thousands of years.
In both systems the cabinet members also serve as the heads of government...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-201129   (851 words)

  
 FSM - Legal Information System of the Federated States of Micronesia
The Judicial Branch of the National Government is composed of the FSM Supreme Court, comprised of Justices who sit in trial and appellate divisions.
The state governments under their constitutions are structurally similar, all utilizing three co-equal branches of government, the executive, legislative and judicial.
The FSM National Capitol is located in Palikir, Pohnpei, where the Office of the FSM President, the FSM Supreme Court, and the FSM Congress are located.
www.fsmlaw.org /fsm   (753 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): National versus State Government
It divided power between the national government and the state governments.
Their system of government was described in a document called the Articles of Confederation.
This was very different from the government under the King.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/government   (104 words)

  
 UK National Government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The most prominent policy of the National Government in the early 1930s was the proposal to introduce Indian Home Rule, a measure that was fiercely opposed by the Diehard wing of the Conservative party, with Winston Churchill taking a lead amongst the opponents.
The Government was initially applauded by most, but the Labour Party were left in a state of confusion with the loss of several of their most prominent figures, and MacDonald, Philip Snowden and James Henry Thomas did little to explain themselves, with the result that the Labour Party soon swung fully against the government.
The government was opposed by the Labour Party, Lloyd George and his Liberals and the New Party of Sir Oswald Mosley, whilst within the parties there was particular conflict between the Conservatives and Liberals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_National_Government   (2193 words)

  
 CNN.com - Government hits national debt ceiling - Feb. 20, 2003
Replaying a drama from last year, the government is once again bumping against the debt limit of $6.4 trillion and the Treasury Department has begun taking evasive actions to prevent an unprecedented default on the national debt.
The government can take similar actions with other government funds and there is a possibility it could make it to April 15 when a flood of tax payments will bolster government coffers.
The national debt subject to limit stood at $6.392 trillion as of Tuesday, just $8 billion shy of the $6.4 trillion limit.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/02/20/debt.limit.ap   (712 words)

  
 www.vlada.hr - ENGLISH¬†
- Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader has said that the Slovene government's decree on the fishing area at sea, passed on Thursday, is invalid and proposed that the issue of delimitation be solved before an international judicial body...
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader attended a reception given by the Serb National Council on the occasion of Christmas which Christian Orthodox believers celebrate according to the Julian calendar, on January 7, and the beginning of 2006, the Year of Nikola Tesla.
: -The Croatian government said in a statement on Thursday the decree on the fishing area at sea which the Slovene government adopted today was unacceptable as well as legally unfounded and void...
www.vlada.hr /?ru=2   (354 words)

  
 SUNSHINE Week - SUNSHINE Week
Maintaining open government in the face of ever-increasing efforts toward secrecy is a core tenet of this democracy.
By nearly any measure, the first national Sunshine Week was a fantastic success.
Legislation was introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to improve public access to information held by the government.
www.sunshineweek.org   (433 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Algeria - Structure of the National Government - Constitution Algerian Information Resource
In 1976 the National Charter and a new constitution were drafted, debated, and eventually passed by national referenda.
The new constitution removed the commitment to socialism embodied in both the National Charter and the constitution of 1976 and its 1986 revision.
The new constitution reasserted the commitment to socialism and the revolutionary tradition of the nation, and established new government institutions, including the APN.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/algeria/algeria125.html   (606 words)

  
 Federal Government Industry - Welcome
Federal government is realizing the power of enterprise mapping to identify problems, respond to them intelligently, and share the results with the public.
The National Map is a nation-wide partnership project.
The Geospatial One-Stop at geodata.gov is one of 24 Presidential e-government initiatives that allows access to geospatial information for all levels of government and the public.
www.esri.com /industries/federal   (282 words)

  
 National government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National governments or national unity governments are broad coalition governments consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature and are often formed during times of war or national emergency.
In Canada, during World War II, the opposition Conservative Party ran under the name National Government in the 1940 election as a means of promoting their platform of creating a wartime national government coalition (evocative of the previous war's Union government).
Most members of the Labour Party rejected the government, however, and moved to the opposition benches leaving MacDonald and his supporters to stand as National Labour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_government   (422 words)

  
 Her Majesty's Government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Her Majesty's Government, or when the sovereign is male, His Majesty's Government, abbreviated HMG, is the formal title used by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the governments of some other kingdoms where executive authority is theoretically vested in the monarch and exercised through his or her ministers.
The acronym HMG is often used by members of the government and their advisers as a convenient short label to describe British Ministers and the senior civil servants or mandarins in Departments of the United Kingdom Government.
Today, however, most Commonwealth governments have now reverted to the form "Government of...", and it is today mainly in the United Kingdom that the titles "Her Majesty's Government", "Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom" or "Her Britannic Majesty's Government", the last in dealings with foreign states can be found in official use.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Government_of_the_United_Kingdom   (334 words)

  
 The National Security Archive
On March 17, 2000, Long Island University named the National Security Archive as winner of a Special George Polk Award for 1999 for "piercing self-serving veils of government secrecy" and "serving as an essential journalistic resource."
A tax-exempt public charity, the Archive receives no U.S. government funding; its budget is supported by publication royalties and donations from foundations and individuals.
National Security Archive, Suite 701, Gelman Library, The George Washington University, 2130 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20037 - Phone: 202/994-7000 - Fax: 202/994-7005 - nsarchiv@gwu.edu
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv   (320 words)

  
 Government Publications and Maps: Foreign Governments
The Government Publications Departments does not collect the documents of foreign governments; this page was created as a way to access that information.
Websites published by individuals or organizations that are not governments are not included.
Territories and colonies of other countries are listed separately if the home rule government has a website.
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/resource/internat/foreign.html   (378 words)

  
 National Projects Home
Arising out of the ODPM's national strategy for local e-government, the 22 National Projects offer councils proven, cost effective, standard products, services and implementation roadmaps with which to build and deliver excellent services tailored to their citizens and each council's own unique needs.
A host of products and services are available from the National Projects to help local authorities deliver their local e-gov vision, achieve Priority Service Outcomes for 2005 and beyond - and harness technology to meet the challenges of the Government's efficiency programme.
Independent reports by Capgemini on the scale of benefits that six of the National Projects can deliver to English councils provide a substantive case for widescale implementation.
www.localegovnp.org   (248 words)

  
 National Assembly for Wales
The Assembly’s Audit Committee is to hear evidence from two government health chiefs in relation to a report highlighting problems with adult mental health services in Wales.
The National Assembly for Wales consists of 60 Members elected throughout Wales.
NHS Trust champions who will help to improve standards of hospital cleanliness, hygiene and infection management came a step closer when the National Assembly for Wales agreed that secondary legislation should be developed to make it happen.
www.wales.gov.uk   (225 words)

  
 www.agacgfm.org
AGA serves government accountability professionals by providing quality education, fostering professional development and certification, and supporting standards and research to advance government accountability.
The ED states that a government should report a liability, rather than recognizing the resources received as revenue, unless the transaction meets certain criteria indicating that an actual sale has occurred.
The AGA National Office is pleased to extend a special opportunity to AGA chapters.
www.agacgfm.org   (892 words)

  
 National Government Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ OurLocalColor.com
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www.ourlocalcolor.com /encyclopedia/National_government   (117 words)

  
 National Nanotechnology Initiative
The U.S. delegation to the ISO meeting was led by Dr. Clayton Teague, NNCO Director and chair of the American National Standards Institute-accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Group, and included representatives of industry, government, academia and the legal profession.
This inaugural meeting was also attended by 21 other national delegations from all over the world, including the United Kingdom (host), Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Sweden, and Switzerland.
The workshop report is published by the National Science Foundation and the Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology.
www.nano.gov   (434 words)

  
 Government Advocacy
The AIA represents the interests of architects before federal, state, and local governments and other policy-making bodies and organizations.
This outreach, coupled with sustained member participation and active involvement in the political process, enables the AIA to advocate on legislative, regulatory, and related issues of importance to AIA members.
www.aia.org /gov   (83 words)

  
 Welcome to the FSM Government Home Page
You have reached the home page of the National Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), its departments, and overseas missions.
© Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, 1996-2005.
Lorin Robert, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the of the Federated States of Micronesia before the 60
www.fsmgov.org   (250 words)

  
 The Albuquerque Tribune: National Government
The plan, estimated to cost the government $724 billion over the next 10 years, will subsidize medicine costs for tens of millions of older Americans and the disabled.
Some patients using Medicare's new drug benefit reported difficulties in filling prescriptions, though the government and some large pharmacies and nursing homes said the program was off to a good start.
Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito isn't the only member of the defunct Concerned Alumni of Princeton claiming a fuzzy memory about the group known nationally in the 1970s for members' resistance to expanding female and minority admissions.
www.abqtrib.com /albq/nw_national_government/0,2564,ALBQ_19861,00.html   (695 words)

  
 National Government Employees Early Retirement Program
The purpose of this chapter is to lower the long-term cost of National Government operations in ways that will promote the shift in the economy toward private sector development and will minimize the negative impact on National Government employees.
Upon disbursement of the loan proceeds, such funds shall be deposited in a National Government Employee’s Early Retirement Fund (hereinafter “Retirement Fund”) which is hereby created and established.
This chapter may be cited as the National Government Employees’ Early Retirement Program.
www.fsmlaw.org /fsm/code/title52/T52_Ch05.htm   (1756 words)

  
 National Government (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Government was the name used by the Conservative Party of Canada for the 1940 federal election under leader Robert Manion.
The idea for running under a "National Government" platform was likely inspired by the Union Government which the Tories formed during World War I in coalition with dissident Liberals.
The Tories were running under the platform of forming a wartime coalition National Unity government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Government_(Canada)   (118 words)

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