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    Health Care Costs

    The committees heard testimony on the health care payment systems used by other countries. The committees specifically sought to hear the witnesses reactions to a General Accounting…

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    President John F. Kennedy Assassination Files

    The committee heard testimony on S.Joint Res. 282, the Assassination Materials Disclosure Act of 1992, legislation to create an independent commission that would speed the release of…

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    Continuing Nuclear Threats to the U.S.

    Director Robert Gates testified on current information on possible nuclear weapons development programs around the world. Topics included the likelihood of different countries…

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    Government Purchasing and the Environment

    The committee heard testimony on ways the federal government can “go green,” to improve the environment by purchasing recycled and recyclable materials, using goods and services…

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    Terrorism After the Gulf War

    The committee heard testimony on the current threat of terrorism against the U.S. both domestically and abroad. Witnesses included representatives of the Department of State and the…

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    Census Count of Homeless Population

    The Senate Government Information and Regulation subcommittee and the House Census and Population subcommittee heard testimony on the methods used by the U.S. Census Bureau to count the…

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    Media Access in the Persian Gulf

    The committee heard testimony on the restrictions placed upon the media in the Persian Gulf by the U.S. military. The restrictions, which require that all media personnel be escorted…

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    The State of the Government

    The committee heard testimony on the progress of the Bush administration at the halfway point of President Bush’s term. Mr. Bowsher, comptroller general for the General…

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