Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government: Water Resources and Power Report. Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session ...
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Página 255 - ... to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; — all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense.
Página 715 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Página 297 - It is hereby declared that because of the conditions prevailing in this State the general welfare requires that the water resources of the State be put to beneficial use to the fullest extent of which they are capable...
Página 237 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote economy, efficiency, and improved service in the transaction of the public business...
Página 254 - It is hereby declared to be the national transportation policy of the Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each...
Página 475 - States in collecting debts from bankrupt, insolvent, or decedents' estates; to determine the character of and the necessity for its obligations and expenditures, and the manner in which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid...
Página 557 - That is not what I am talking about. I am talking about, for example, the Mad River, or the Naugatuck River, which are not navigable.
Página 393 - Mr. Chairman, if you have any questions I will be glad to try to answer them, or Mr.
Página 762 - And the river Mississippi and the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the State, as to the citizens of the United States, without any tax, impost or duty therefor.
Página 255 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of each ; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...