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SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Information sources that people depend on a great dealto find out what is going on in government and politics

Total

(percent) Television news.

65 Newspapers.-

52 Radio news

39 News magazines.

25 Talking to friends

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13 Special reports and publications. Local church. Lectures, formal talks.. Lectures and mailings from elected officials. Business publications Union publications Private newsletters. Local political grapevine.. Political party publications..

Source: U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.

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STATES PERMITTING BROADCAST COVERAGE OF EITHER OR Both Houses

OF THE LEGISLATURE

(Regular Floor Proceedings)

Date and State 1927.

New Mexico 1930.

Washington 1931.

Ohio 1955.

Alabama 1957

South Carolina Late 1950s.

Michigan 1960..

Florida 1961

West Virginia 1964.

Connecticut 1964.

Delaware 1964.

New Hampshire 1965.

Minnesota 1965.

North Carolina Mid 1960s.

Arkansas 1967.

Arizona 1967

Maine 1967

Nebraska 1967

Utah 1968.

Georgia 1969.

North Dakota 1970.

Texas 1971.

Massachusetts 1971.

Wisconsin 1972.

Louisiana 1973.

California 1973.

Rhode Island 1974.

Maryland 1974...

New Jersey Other States which permit such coverage but for which the dates this authority was granted were not readily available include: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Vermont.

Source: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.

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OCTOBER 16, 1974.-Ordered to be printed

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

41-118 0

WASHINGTON : 1974

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL EMERGENCIES AND

DELEGATED EMERGENCY POWERS FRANK CHURCH, Idaho Co-Chairmen CHARLES MCC. MATHIAS, JR., Maryland PHILIP A. HART, Michigan

CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

JAMES B. PEARSON, Kansas
ADLAI E, STEVENSON III, Illinois

CLIFFORD P. HANSEN, Wyoming
WILLIAM G. MILLER, Staff Director
THOMAS A. DINE, Professional Staff

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Foreword..

Introduction:

A. Strengthening the institutional means for the legal accountability

of decisions made by the President...

A brief historical sketch concerning Executive Orders.

Current procedures for issuing Executive Orders.-

The legal status of Executive decisions.

Conclusion.

Letter of March 6, 1974, from co-chairmen to Mr. Fred J.

Emery, director, Office of the Federal Register..

Response of March 26, 1974, with enclosures..

List 1:

List of Proclamations and Executive Orders related

to or issued pursuant to Proclamation 2039,

March 6, 1933, and Public Law 1, 73d Congress,

1st Session, March 9, 1933 (48 Stat. 1), which

appear to be still in effect according to our card file.

List 2:

List of Executive Orders issued pursuant to Proclama-

tion 2914 of December 12, 1950, which appear to

be still in effect according to our card file.

Finding Aids.--

Table 4-Executive Orders Issued Pursuant to the First

and Second War Powers Acts, from CFR Cumulative

Supplement, Titles 1-3, Book Í..

Executive Orders: A Brief History of Their Use and the

President's Power to Issue Them...

B. Chronological listing of Executive Orders currently in effect issued

pursuant to emergency powers statutes.--

C. Significant examples of Executive Orders issued pursuant to

emergency powers statutes:

1. Defense Production Act:

Executive Order 10480—August 14, 1953: Further pro-

viding for the administration of the defense mobiliza-

tion program.-

Executive Order 10489—September 26, 1953: Provid-

ing for the administration of certain loan and loan

guarantee functions under the Defense Production

Act of 1950, as amended...

Executive Order 10574-November 5, 1954: Amend-

ment of Executive Order No. 10480 providing for

the administration of the defense mobilization

program.

2. Trading With the Enemy Act:

Proclamation 2040—March 9, 1933: Continuing in

force the bank holdiay Proclamation of March 6,

1933.

Proclamation 2070—December 30, 1933: The restora-

tion of non-member banks to the jurisdiction of their

own State banking authorities.

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