Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government: Water Resources and Power Report : Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, November 21 and 22, 1955, Parts 1-3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956 - 3036 pages

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Page 267 - ... to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; — all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense.
Page 305 - It is hereby declared that because of the conditions prevailing in this State the general welfare requires that the water resources of the State be put to beneficial use to the fullest extent of which they are capable...
Page 246 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote economy, efficiency, and improved service in the transaction of the public business...
Page 266 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Con:gress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation * * * so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each ; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and...
Page 485 - States in collecting debts from bankrupt, insolvent, or decedents' estates; to determine the character of and the necessity for its obligations and expenditures, and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid...
Page 485 - An Act to authorize Federal assistance to States and local governments in major disasters, and for other purposes...
Page 267 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each ; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Page 486 - No member of the Commission shall engage in any business, vocation, or employment other than that of serving as a member of the Commission.
Page 486 - ... income, shall be exempt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any Territory, dependency, or possession thereof, or by any State, county, municipality, or local taxing authority, except that any real property of the Corporation shall be subject to State, Territorial, county, municipal or local taxation to the same extent according to its value as other real property is taxed.
Page 105 - The Assemblies of Virginia and Maryland have now under consideration the extension of the inland navigation of the rivers Potomac and James, and opening a communication between them and the western waters. They seem fully impressed with the political as well as the commercial advantages, which would result from the accomplishment of these great objects, and I hope will embrace the present moment to put them in a train for execution.

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