competitiveness competitiveness  /kəm ˈpɛ tɪ tɪv nɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an aggressive willingness to compete

News

  1. Medicaid expansion bill heads to full House

    Chris Gautz - A bill to expand Medicaid to an estimated 400,000 individuals in Michigan was approved this afternoon by the Michigan Competitiveness Committee and now heads to the full House.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Crain's Detroit Business

  2. Medicaid Expansion: Possible Vote Nears

    The House's Michigan Competitiveness Committee is expected to have another hearing Wednesday on the House Bill 4714.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WILX 10 Lansing

  3. Medicaid expansion: Michigan lawmakers pressured from both sides as possible vote nears

    The Michigan House Competitiveness Committee has another hearing scheduled for Wednesday on Medicaid expansion.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MLive.com

Quotes

  1. "You just hear this constant whining," Gramm told the Washington Times, "complaining about a loss of competitiveness, America in decline."
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Phil Gramm Source: Indianapolis Star

  2. "Congress will insist that any legislation include rigorous and ongoing oversight to guarantee that taxpayers are protected and that resources are directed to ensure the long-term viability and competitiveness" of the industry, Pelosi said in a...
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Independent

  3. "Gary will be a trusted voice in my cabinet, a tireless advocate for our economic competitiveness, and an influential ambassador for American industry who will help us do everything we can -- especially now -- to promote it around the world,"...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

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