committee : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a special group delegated to consider some matter
a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
- n a self-constituted organization to promote something
- All bills go to the House-Senate conference committee, and the members dissect the bill threadbare.
- The exasperated citizens vehemently opposed setting up of any governmental committee.
News & Articles
- House committee refuses to put squeeze on personnel
The House Armed Services Committee has ignored warnings from the Joint Chiefs, the secretary of defense and, this week, from the most influential defense think tanks in Washington by approving a fiscal 2014 defense authorization bill that does little to nothing to trim personnel costs.
June 16, 2013 - Everett Herald
- Committee to review state agencies in Missouri
A special committee in the Missouri House will spend the next several months reviewing the performance of state agencies.
June 15, 2013 - KHQA Tri-States
- Committee considers locations for adult businesses
MICHIGAN CITY — Members of the Adult Business Entertainment Committee, a sub-committee of the Michigan City Planning Commission, on Monday discussed possible sites where adult entertainment facilities would be allowed.
June 15, 2013 - The Michigan City News-Dispatch
- John McCain in The Associated Press
Democrats haven't scheduled so much as a committee hearing for Donald Berwick but the mere possibility of allowing the American people the opportunity to hear what he intends to do with their health care is evidently reason enough for this... Mitch McConnell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_McConnell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEZA1ca3PJ7nNpSJFQIuI8CQ4eMWw msnbc.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38117251/ns/health/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFc-gFbkQnGdQGe6nzEyy-zL0px6w Jul 6, 2010
19974 27758 committee I believe we have to win here. I believe in freedom. But the fact is that I think that Mr. Steele is going to have to assess as to whether he can still lead the Republican Party as chairman of the Republican National Committee and make an...
- Nancy Pelosi in Xinhua
The spokesperson Jiang Yu made the remarks when asked to comment on the statement in which Pelosi said "I believe that International Olympic Committee made a mistake in awarding the 2008 Summer Games to China."