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The Waxman report : how Congress really works

Author: Henry A Waxman; Joshua Green
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and 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/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waxman, Henry A.
Waxman report.
New York : Twelve, 2009
(DLC) 2009006976
(OCoLC)225870184
Named Person: Henry A Waxman; Henry A Waxman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry A Waxman; Joshua Green
ISBN: 9780446545679 0446545678 9780446595292 0446595292
OCLC Number: 461318608
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Henry Waxman with Joshua Green.

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One of America's great legislators and most respected watchdogs of government offers an inside view of how Washington really works - and how it can work better.  Read more...

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A welcome look at the internal workings of the legislative branch-- essential for political junkies. <b><i>Kirkus</b></i>"

 
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