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    This page contains Congressional resolutions. Resolutions indicate the topics that legislators care about, but cannot legislate about.

98-NEGC6 on Jun 9, 1998

Resolution: the New England Governors' Conference resolution:
Source: NEG/ECP Resolution 23-6: Biotechology Corridor
  • WHEREAS, the biotechnology industry already contributes substantially to Northeast economies and is rapidly expanding; and
  • WHEREAS, a common interest has emerged among New England States and Eastern Canadian Provinces to promote cooperation in biotechnology; and
  • WHEREAS, certain activities, information exchanges, and initiatives originating in individual states and provinces can be shared by all jurisdictions synergistically; and
  • WHEREAS, such efforts should be coordinated to optimize the returns on public investments; and
  • WHEREAS, there is common agreement among jurisdictional governmental and biotechnology leaders that a coordinating structure should be created;
  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers support the creation of an International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor to promote biotechnology developments withing the region.
  • BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Conference, through the Secretariats, establish a coordinating mechanism to move the initiative forward and that a progress report be presented to the Conference at its 1999 meeting.

  • Topic: Technology
  • Headline: Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor

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Democrats participating in 98-NEGC6

Howard Dean s1sPOTUS Democrat 
Jeanne Shaheen s1sNH Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 98-NEGC6

Lincoln Almond s1sRI00 Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
Paul Celucci s1sMA02 Former Republican Governor (1999-2001) 
John Rowland s1sCT Former Republican Governor (1995-2004) 

Independents participating in 98-NEGC6

Angus King s1sME Former Independent Governor (1995-2002) 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1

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