The purpose of NAA PAC
is to provide greater awareness of critical issues affecting the apartment industry; increase member involvement in the association's government relations efforts; increase member interaction with federal lawmakers to establish relationships in support of slate and local legislative and political activity, while increasing NAA's political reputation on Capitol Hill; and to interest members in good government and its relationship to politics, election of candidates and legislative issues.
It's worth looking at Tom DeLay - the House Majority Whip (charged with enforcing party discipline and attendance) - in some detail, because he wields considerable power on Capitol Hill and apparently feels no shame in voting the interests of his major PAC
As for Senator Stevens, the Center for Responsive Politics found that, from 1989 to 1994, seven major B-2 contractors--Northrop Grumman, General Electric, Boeing, Hughes Aircraft, Loral, Vought Aircraft, and LTV Aerospace and Defense--made PAC
contributions to his office of at least $37,000.
The net effect, intended or not, was to take a passable Senate bill, which had garnered the support of moderate Republicans and incorporated the GOP's plan to prohibit PAC
contributions to federal candidates, and essentially sabotage it.
Typically, when you think of PACs
you think of corporate PACs
, but a much less powerful but still important sector is those public interest environmental, peace and women's issues PACs
Typically, a staff member goes to the Federal Election Commission, copies the quarterly PAC
contribution reports, and makes note of the congressmen on the same committees as the boss.
Senate in 1984--a campaign in which he made a point of rejecting PAC
money as corrupting and tied to special interests.
Market Estimates and Forecasts II-6 United States: Holds the Largest Share of the Market II-6 PACS in Europe II-6 Asia Pacific- A Potentially Lucrative Haven for PACS II-7 Software and Services to Drive Market Growth II-7 Full Scale PACS to Outdo Mini PACS II-7
The clinical benefits of PACS are the basis for strong growth 7
Trambert is giving two separate talks on Tuesday, February 27: "Integrating Digital Mammography with PACS -- Real World Issues and Considerations" and "Digital Mammography Workflow, Including New Solutions and Reading Paradigms.
Hence, as this need is being addressed by the inclusion of improved cardiology-specific tools in vendor cardiology picture archiving and communication systems (PACS)/cardiology information systems (CIS) offerings, the cardiology PACS market is expected to witness continued growth.
For example, Thomas Memorial's data storage requirements have grown significantly with the PACS deployment and the adoption of a cutting-edge 64-slice CT scanner.