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We propose: a modern Congress;

Author: James C Cleveland; House Republican Task Force on Congressional Reform and Minority Staffing.
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1966]
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House Republican Task Force on Congressional Reform and Minority Staffing.
We propose.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1966]
(OCoLC)575468993
Online version:
House Republican Task Force on Congressional Reform and Minority Staffing.
We propose.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1966]
(OCoLC)609330005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James C Cleveland; House Republican Task Force on Congressional Reform and Minority Staffing.
OCLC Number: 1014434
Description: xiv, 338 pages 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The committee structure: The need for increased minority staffing --
The seniority system --
Rules and procedures of the standing committees --
Strengthening the committee structure; the problem of overlapping jurisdiction --
pt. 2. Policy-making, lobbying, and oversight: Science policy and Congress --
Congress and foreign policy --
Reforming the budgetary and fiscal machinery of Congress --
Lobbying --
Lobbying by the administration --
Reorganization of the committees on government operations and minority control of investigation --
pt. 3. Toward more efficiency and a better image: Congressional pages; their work and schooling --
Reforms needed in house personnel procedures --
Floor procedure in the House of Representatives --
Electric voting in the House --
Contested elections to the House of Representatives --
The cost of getting there and length of stay --
Congressional ethics --
pt. 4. Information, technology, and citizens' rights: The case for television and radio coverage --
Managing the District of Columbia --
The operation of the Congressional Office --
Information handling; "for a vast future also."
Responsibility: selected proposals by the House Republican Task Force on Congressional Reform and Minority Staffing, James C. Cleveland, chairman. Foreword by Thomas B. Curtis. Introd. by Gerald R. Ford. Edited by Mary McInnis.

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