Legislative Branch appropriations for 1989: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, Teil 2

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Seite 303 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Seite 622 - Congress for the purpose of — (1) acquiring, so far as possible, all library materials currently published throughout the world which are of value to scholarship; and (2) providing catalog information for these materials promptly after receipt, and distributing...
Seite 92 - MR- CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE, IT is AN HONOR TO APPEAR BEFORE YOU ONCE AGAIN IN SUPPORT OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER.
Seite 194 - I will be pleased to respond in detail to questions regarding any of the specific items that you wish to pursue. The justifications have been prepared, Mr. Chairman, to include all items pertaining to the "Architect of the Capitol,
Seite 342 - Government Printing Office revolving fund": Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 may be expended on the certification of the Public Printer in connection with special studies of government printing, binding, and distribution practices and procedures: Provided further, That during the current fiscal year...
Seite 158 - ... reports annually projections of new budget authority, outlays and revenues for the coming five fiscal years; estimates the cost to state and local governments of carrying out or complying with federal legislation; prepares periodic forecasts of economic trends and alternative fiscal policies;- and analyzes issues that affect the federal budget. The...
Seite 161 - The projections take as their starting point the budgetary decisions made by the Congress through its most recently completed session and show what would happen to the budget if no new policy decisions were made during the next five fiscal years. These projections do not represent a forecast of future budgets, because the Congress does make numerous new policy decisions in response to changing national needs and economic circumstances.
Seite 307 - B. [Subject to the approval of the Joint Committee on Printing, and without regard to any other provision of law, the Public Printer is authorized to dispose of the parcel of land identified as Lot 884, Square 677, in Northeast DC, in such manner and on such terms and conditions as he determines to be in the best interests of the Government. The proceeds from this transaction shall be deposited and separately held in the Government Printing Office revolving fund pending authorization in an appropriation...
Seite 438 - THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS James Hadley Billington was sworn in as The Librarian of Congress on September 14, 1987. He is the 13th incumbent of that position since the Library was established in 1800. An author and historian, as well as educator and administrator, Dr. Billington came to the Library from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where he had served as director since 1973. A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Billington was educated in the public schools of the Philadelphia area....
Seite 163 - Act of 1985 for determining the need for and magnitude of across-the-board spending reductions to meet specific deficit targets. When the act was amended to correct the constitutional defect, in 1987, the baseline concept was also modified to approximate more closely the methodology used by CBO in our baseline projections. The major change was to include an inflation and pay adjustment factor in projecting discretionary appropriations. Again this year, as last, the CBO baseline is virtually identical...

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