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    Chemical Residues in Food

    Food experts and government officials testified on chemical residues in food and the possibility of food contamination. The subcommittee recently examined the federal…

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    FAA and Technological Advances Part 2

    Witnesses discussed the evolution of high technology solutions to air traffic problems. They testified about the need for NASA experimental use to increase the amount of research and…

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    Poultry Product Regulation

    Proper labeling of fresh and frozen chicken was the subject of a hearing held by the House Government Operations Agriculture Subcommittee. Current rules allow poultry that is frozen at…

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    Law Enforcement Grants

    Witnesses testified on law enforcement grants for various regions.

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    Violence and Public Health Issues

    Surgeon General Elders testified about the public health consequences of violence in the U.S. The criminal justice system treats violence after it occurs. What is needed is prevention…

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    General Accounting Office Operations

    Witnesses testified concerning the the problems of reliability in recent General Accounting Office (GAO) reports. They provided short statements and took questions from the…

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    Women's Health Care Issues

    Female members of the House of Representatives and others testified concerning the growing “epidemic” of breast cancer and the need for increased preventative and research…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Witnesses testified concerning the president’s health care reform proposal and the effect it will have on state and local governments. They discussed whether the…

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    1990 Budget Act Extension

    The subcommittee heard testimony on proposals to extend the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 in the reconciliation process for the creation of the federal budget. Issues brought up in…

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    Access to Credit for American Business

    The subcommittee heard testimony from representatives of the banking industry on Clinton administration initiatives to reduce federal banking regulations to increase the flow of credit for…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    The subcommittee heard testimony from government officials, legal services organizations, and social agencies on the policies and regulations of the Immigration and Naturalization…

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    C-17 Transport Plane

    The subcommittee heard testimony from representatives of the Department of Defense, the General Accounting Office and others on the construction of the C-17 military transport…

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