The White House Conference on Balanced National Growth and Economic Development: Final Report, July 1978, Volumes 4-5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978
 

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Página 299 - If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; if my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Página 216 - Scientific research, of course, has never been amenable to rigorous cost accounting in advance. Nor, for that matter, has exploration of any sort. But if we have learned one lesson, it is that research and exploration have a remarkable way of paying off— quite apart from the fact that they demonstrate that man is alive and insatiably curious.
Página 194 - Leave to private initiative all the functions that citizens can perform privately; use the level of government closest to the community for all public functions it can handle; utilize cooperative intergovernmental arrangements where appropriate to attain economical performance and popular approval; reserve national action for residual participation where state and local governments are not fully adequate, and for the continuing responsibilities that only the national government can undertake.
Página 251 - Service as may be appropriate to further its activities in preventing or eliminating discriminatory housing practices; and (5) administer the programs and activities relating to housing and urban development in a manner affirmatively to further the policies of this title.
Página 18 - ... the minimum wages to be paid various classes of laborers and mechanics which shall be based upon the wages that will be determined by the Secretary of Labor to be prevailing for the corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on projects of a character similar to the contract work in the city, town, village, or other civil subdivision of the State in which the work is to be performed...
Página 289 - The profits which the entrepreneur no longer earns will thus not be passed on to the consumer in the form of lower prices but are mainly absorbed in lower productive efficiency.
Página 122 - Association, National Association of Counties, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Governors Association, National League of Cities, and US Conference of Mayors.
Página 137 - States and make arrests without warrant for any offense against the United States committed in their presence, or for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such felony.
Página 175 - ... objective must be to move toward an ideal population distribution pattern while at the same time perfecting its design. And that is possible; in driving to the Pacific, one need not have a map of the entire route to know that he begins by heading westward. We can begin by defining one objective — to bring to a halt, as nearly as possible, all involuntary migration. The purpose of governmental policy, then, would be to permit people to live and work where they want to live and work; if they...

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