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The American Electoral College: Origins, Development, Proposals for Reform or Abolition

Description: This report is a comprehensive annotated bibliography of substantive books, monographs, articles, and documents treating the origins, evolution, and current operational characteristics of the U.S. electoral college system, as well as proposals for its reform or abolition. An explanatory introduction is provided for readers unfamiliar with the issue.
Date: June 2, 1979
Creator: Neale, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Congressional Action to Overturn Agency Rules: Alternatives to the "Legislative Veto"

Description: Congress has available a variety of statutory and non-statutory techniques, other than the "legislative veto," that have been used to overturn Federal agency rules, prevent their enforcement, limit their impact, or hinder their promulgation. This survey of the different statutory instruments of congressional control—direct overturn of rules, modification of agency jurisdiction, limitations in authorizing and appropriating statutes, requiring inter-agency consultation, and advance notification to the Congress—discusses a variety of mechanisms that vary in their use and their specificity, range of impact, and length of effect.
Date: September 24, 1979
Creator: Kaiser, Frederick M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Concise History of the Food Stamp Program

Description: The Food Stamp Program has undergone a number of major changes since its modern version was established in 1961. It is now one of the largest "welfare" programs and provides an income supplement to the food-purchasing power of more than 18 million persons each month, at a cost of nearly $7 billion annually. This report traces the history of the program from 1961 through 1979, with an emphasis on how program rules, philosophy, participation, and costs have changed over the years.
Date: November 16, 1979
Creator: Richardson, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Constitutionality of the Withdrawal of All Federal Court Jurisdiction Over Questions Involving State-Sponsored Prayer in Public Schools and Public Buildings

Description: This report discusses several court decisions regarding the constitutionality of the withdrawal of all Federal Court Jurisdiction over questions involving state-sponsored prayer in Public Schools and Public Buildings.
Date: April 27, 1979
Creator: Ackerman, David M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Consumer Price Index: An Overview

Description: The consumer price index is probably the most widely used measure of inflation. Changes i n the index affect the incomes of a substantial portion of the U.S. population. This report provides background information on the history and concepts of the index. In addition, several factors which may produce biases in the index are analyzed. The objective is to provide an introduction to the CPI f o r the policy maker who wishes to acquire a working knowledge of the concept as an aid in examining economic policy alternatives.
Date: December 14, 1979
Creator: Esenwein, Gregg A. & Molefsky, Barry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Concise History of the Food Stamp Program

Description: The Food Stamp Program has undergone a number of major changes since its modern version was established in 1961. It is now one of the largest "welfare" programs and provides an income supplement to the food-purchasing power of more than 18 million persons each month, at a cost of nearly $7 billion annually. This report traces the history of the program from 1961 through 1979, with an emphasis on how program rules, philosophy, participation, and costs have changed over the years.
Date: November 16, 1979
Creator: Richardson, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

20th Annual Report

Description: The ACIR Library is composed of publications that study the interactions between different levels of government. This document is an annual report.
Date: January 1979
Creator: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Catalog of federal grant-in-aid programs to state and local governments: Grants Funded FY 1978

Description: The ACIR Library is composed of publications that study the interactions between different levels of government. This document addresses federal grant-in-aid programs to state and local governments.
Date: February 1979
Creator: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Citizen participation in the American Federal system

Description: The ACIR Library is composed of publications that study the interactions between different levels of government. This document addresses citizen participation in the American federal system.
Date: March 1979
Creator: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chemical Information Bulletin, Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 1979

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Information (CINF). This issue includes the Membership Directory of Full Members and of Affiliate Members as a pull-out insert.
Date: Spring 1979
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Information.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Information Bulletin, Volume 31, Number 2, Summer 1979

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Information (CINF).
Date: Summer 1979
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Information.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Information Bulletin, Volume 31, Number 3, Fall/Winter 1979

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Information (CINF). This issue includes the Membership Directory of Full Members and Affiliate Members.
Date: Autumn 1979
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Information.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Red Wing

Description: Abstract painting of red and black polymer paint on canvas.
Access: This item is restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1979/1979~
Creator: Smith, Leon Polk
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Katsura

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Date: 1979
Creator: Stella, Frank
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design