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The Waxman report : how Congress really works

Auteur : Henry A Waxman; Joshua Green
Éditeur : New York : Twelve, 2009.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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A congressional leader who has contributed to such laws as the Clean Air Act, nutritional labels on food, and smoking bans on airplanes describes how landmark legislation is created while offering insight into the process through which Congress operates.
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Genre/forme : Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Waxman, Henry A.
Waxman report.
New York : Twelve, 2009
(OCoLC)795182595
Personne nommée : Henry A Waxman; Henry A Waxman
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Henry A Waxman; Joshua Green
ISBN : 9780446519250 0446519251
Numéro OCLC : 225870184
Notes : Includes index.
Description : xv, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contenu : Introduction --
1. The early years --
The art of making laws --
2. California State Assembly to Congressional Subcommittee Chairman --
3. HIV/AIDS and the Ryan White Act --
4. The Orphan Drug Act --
5. The Clean Air Act --
6. Nutrition labeling and dietary supplements --
7. Pesticides and food --
The art of oversight --
8. Fraud, waste, and abuse --
9. The Tobacco Wars --
10. Steroids and Major League Baseball --
Conclusion --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsabilité : Henry Waxman with Joshua Green.

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As a new president seeks change in early 2009, all eyes will be on Congress. One of America's great legislators and most respected watchdogs of government offers an inside view of how Washington  Lire la suite...

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'A welcome look at the internal workings of the legistlative branch - essential for political junkies' - Kirkus Reviews

 
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