Roads: Hearings Before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 63, H. R. 3232, H. R. 4971, H. R. 6133, March 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 31, 1924
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - Roads - 221 pages
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Page 50 - CHAIRMAN. I am not going to take up any more of your time.
Page 184 - ... the secretary of the treasury. The secretary of the treasury shall thereupon set aside the share of the United States payable under this act on account of such project, which shall not exceed 50 per centum of the total estimated cost thereof.
Page 14 - New Jersey New Mexico. . . . New York North Carolina . . North Dakota . . . Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Rhode...
Page 53 - The work is started early in the spring, when the frost is coming out of the ground.
Page 133 - ... this nature is limited by technical inexperience whereas the Israelis are fully experienced in development affairs and know how to deal with us on the same sort of basis that a European country would. This year I would say that the policy of impartiality was met by a policy of equality, in the funds. I think that is as far as I would like to go, sir. AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM FOR ISRAEL Mr. GARY. Dr. Bennett, we will be glad to hear you at this time. Dr. BENNETT. I think all of you realize that the...
Page 110 - That in any State where the existing constitution or laws will not permit the State to provide revenues for the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of highways, the Secretary of Agriculture shall continue to approve projects for said State until three years after the passage of this Act, if he shall find that said State has complied with the provisions of this Act in so far as its existing constitution and laws will permit.
Page 97 - Constitution, vesting in such bodies "power to regulate commerce with the foreign nations, and among the several States and with the Indian tribes.
Page 157 - Congress recognized this situation a number of years ago bv providing that 25 per cent of the gross receipts from the national forests should be paid to the...
Page 106 - I take this occasion to state that I have given much thought to the question of Federal subsidies to State governments. The Federal appropriations for such subsidies cover a wide field. They afford ample precedent for unlimited expansion. I say to you, however, that the financial program of the Chief Executive does not contemplate expansion of these subsidies.