Reorganization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, Part 2

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Page 95 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 581 - Order is intended only to improve the internal management of the Federal government, and is not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by a party against the United States, its agencies, its officers or any person.
Page 579 - Only by changing the nature of Federal labormanagement relations so that managers, employees, and employees' elected union representatives serve as partners will it be possible to design and implement comprehensive changes necessary to reform Government...
Page 186 - Thank you for this opportunity to present my views. I would be happy to answer any questions you might have at this time.
Page 167 - Congress firmly believes that the maintenance of the family farm system of agriculture is essential to the social well-being of the Nation and the competitive production of adequate supplies of food and fiber.
Page 243 - You come to us and tell us that the great cities are in favor of the gold standard; we reply that the great cities rest upon our broad and fertile prairies. Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.
Page 581 - ... substantive or procedural, enforceable by a party against the United States, its agencies or instrumentalities, its officers or employees, or any other person.
Page 389 - Although that percent will fall somewhat as a result of the reclassification of metropolitan areas following the 1 990 census, the housing conditions in rural areas will continue to affect a significant share of Americans. Housing conditions in nonmetropolitan areas are generally worse than those in metropolitan areas. By the Department of Housing and Urban Development's definition, a larger share of the occupied housing stock in nonmetropolitan than metropolitan areas is inadequate. About 10.4 percent...
Page 579 - Secretary or other officer with department- or agency-wide authority from two executive departments or agencies (hereafter collectively "agency"), not otherwise represented on the Council. Members shall have 2-year terms on the Council, which may be extended by the President. (b) Responsibilities and Functions. The Council shall advise the President on matters involving labor-management relations in the executive branch.

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