Investigation of the Production, Transportation, and Marketing of Wool: Hearings Before the Special Committee to Investigate the Production, Transportation, and Marketing of Wool, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 160 (74th Congress) and S. Res. 278 (75th Congress) Resolutions Providing for an Investigation of the Production, Transportation, and Marketing of Wool, Volume 88,Partes 1-7

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Pt. 3: Continuation of hearings considering problems of wool producers resulting from Federal wool procurement and marketing regulation policies; pt. 5: Focuses on Commodity Credit Corp. wool marketing assistance program; pt. 7: Considers legislation to establish wool price support, research and quality control programs.
 

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Página 1 - Congress, to employ such clerical and other assistants, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $5,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of...
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