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Outdoor Recreation and Federal Laws: Selected Annotated References, 1970-1973

Description: This report provided an extensive annotated list of references for outdoor recreation literature. The references were divided into three categories: those relating to National or State Parks, those relating mainly to National Forests, and Congressional documents on subjects relating to outdoor recreation.
Date: January 1974
Creator: Siehl, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air Pollution: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography

Description: This report is an annotated bibliography of references on air pollution, mainly focusing on Congressional documents that were recent as of the report's publication. In the first section, the author organizes the entries alphabetically by author, or by title if there is no author. In the second section, the author arranges the entries by major subject headings, with sub-headings where necessary.
Date: February 1, 1974
Creator: Grimes, Maria H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Impact of the Rise in the Price of Crude Oil on the World Economy: Prognosis and Policy Options

Description: This report outlines the major effects of OPEC countries raising the effective oil prices from $3.45 a barrel to $9 a barrel in 1973. The main economic problems the author mentions are inflation, domestic demand, and acute balance-of-payments. In addition, this report outlines policy options for the United States and other industrial countries.
Date: February 10, 1974
Creator: Reifman, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Human Resource Programs - 1975 Budget Highlights and Issues

Description: This report provides a detailed description of the 1975 budget for human resource programs such as income security and healthcare programs. In addition to summarizing the changes in the budget from previous years, the author outlines the major issues with the 1975 human resource budget.
Date: February 12, 1974
Creator: Education and Public Welfare Division
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comparison of U.S. Government Budget Data on the Unified Budget Concept and Federal Funds Basis, Fiscal Years 1954-1975, and National Defense Function Outlays Related to Total Budget Outlays and to Gross National Product (GNP), Fiscal Years 1939-1975

Description: This report analyzes federal budget data from fiscal years 1954 to 1975 using the unified budget concept. In addition, it provides data comparing the shares of GNP and total federal outlays to federal outlays designated for national defense during each fiscal year from 1939 to 1975.
Date: February 13, 1974
Creator: Braden, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Excess Profits Taxation - Wartime Provisions and Current Proposals in the Energy Crisis

Description: This report summarizes both the excess profits tax legislation that was enacted or proposed during years of war in the early to mid 20th century and the proposals for excess profits tax legislation from the energy crisis of the late 20th century. In terms of the early to mid 20th century, the author mainly focuses on enacted and proposed legislation from the first and second World Wars, with a brief mention of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Furthermore, the report summarizes five of the excess profits tax proposals introduced during the energy crisis.
Date: February 14, 1974
Creator: Leibowitz, George J. & Zaritsky, Howard M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Proposals for Funding Mass Transportation

Description: This report provides outlines the key points of basic concepts for funding mass transportation. The author outlines four funding concepts: contract authority, a general transportation trust fund, an urban transportation trust fund, and the optional use of highway trust fund money.
Date: February 28, 1974
Creator: McCardell, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Relations Between Western Europe and the United States

Description: This report gives a detailed explanation of sources of strain in relations between Western Europe and the United States. In addition to outlining key causes of strain that occurred as early as the 1950s, the author provides a chronological listing of events that increased tension between 1973 and 1974.
Date: March 15, 1974
Creator: Lampson, Edward T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Supplemental Selective Reserve Requirements on Commercial Bank Assets: An Option for Credit Allocation Based on Social Goals

Description: This report discuses banks' loan practices and the Federal Reserve's monetary policies and how they interact with one another as well as proposals by the Federal Reserve intended to increase loans related to the housing market while reducing them in the commercial business world.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Farb, Warren E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

P.L. 93-282, The Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974: Legislative History and Section-By-Section Analysis

Description: This report provides a history and analysis of the provisions of The Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974 (P.L. 93-282).
Date: August 14, 1974
Creator: Ebeler, Jack C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department