1,107Apr 28, 1992
Disclosure of JFK Assassination Records
The House Government Operations Subcommittee on Legislation and National Affairs heard testimony on legislation that would mandate full disclosure of the federal government’s files on the ...
180Apr 7, 1992
Patriot Missile Performance
The hearing focused on the effectiveness of the Patriot missile system. The patriot gained fame during the war in the Persian Gulf, as a defense against the Iraqi Scud missiles. But over ...
128Mar 6, 1991
B-1 Bomber Program
The subcommittee heard testimony on the Pentagon’s B-1 bomber program. The B-1 bomber, a warplane originated to replace the B-52 bomber, costs $280 million per plane. The B-1 bomber ...
92Jul 31, 1991
Rail Transport of Hazardous Chemicals
On July 14, 1991, a train transporting tankers of weed killers derailed in California and dumped thousands of gallons of toxic chemicals into the Sacramento River. Every living thing in the ...
74May 28, 1992
Public Housing Programs
The subcommittee heard testimony from administration officials and residents of public housing on allegations of corruption and mismanagement of public housing programs. The subcommittee ...
69Jul 30, 1992
U.S. Border Patrol Policies
Members of the subcommittee heard testimony from federal and local officials and legal experts. The committee focused on the problems of the border patrol high speed pursuit policy which has ...
64Apr 11, 1991
A-12 Aircraft Program
The committee heard testimony on the cancellation of the A-12 aircraft program by the Department of Defense. In January 1991, Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney canceled the A-12 aircraft ...
56Jun 11, 1991
U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems
The committee heard testimony on a report issued by the General Accounting Office entitled, “Canadian Health Insurance: Lessons for the United States.” The hearing is one of a series ...
52Apr 11, 1991
A-12 Aircraft Program
The committee continued to hear testimony on the cancellation of the A-12 aircraft program. Representatives from the two contractors of the project, McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics ...
50Oct 3, 1991
Train Derailments and Hazardous Cargoes
The subcommittee heard testimony from rail industry, administration officials, environmental groups and concerned citizens on the issue of train derailments and their potentially harmful effects on ...
48Jul 10, 1991
FCC and Telephone Reliability
The subcommittee heard testimony on recent disruptions in telephone services occurring in many areas around the country. On June 26, millions of telephone customers' service was disrupted for ...
46May 1, 1991
Costs of Space Station Freedom
The subcommittee heard testimony on the development of the space station Freedom, an ambitious project planned for completion before the year 1997. Specifically, the subcommittee investigated and ...
44Oct 1, 1991
Ballistic Missile Threat to the United States
The subcommittee heard testimony on the changing ballistic missile threats to the United States. Witnesses, including several scholars on national defense, testified on the effect of the ...
42Mar 20, 1991
Forty-five minutes before the hearing of the House Government Operations subcommittee, Secretary of the Department of Education Lamar Alexander and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Michael ...
41Jul 24, 1991
A-12 Aircraft Overpayment
The subcommittee heard testimony on the deferment of a debt of over one billion dollars owed the Department of Defense by defense contractors following the cancellation of the Navy A-12 attack ...
39Nov 21, 1991
Regulation of Waste Exports and Imports
The subcommittee heard testimony on the progress of regulation of waste export and import in the past three years. The emphasis was on Mexican hazardous waste.
38Jun 12, 1991
Effectiveness of HUD Reform Act
The subcommittee heard testimony on the 1989 Housing and Urban Development Reform Act, originally intended to reduce waste and fraud at the agency. Sect. Kemp, the author of the reform ...
36Jul 2, 1992
AIDS Prevention Efforts
The subcommittee heard testimony from health care providers and legislators on the government’s prevention efforts against the AIDS epidemic. More than 218,000 cases of AIDS have been ...
34Apr 2, 1992
The committee investigated whether reduced federal funding for tuberculosis research has contributed to an increase in tuberculosis cases. They heard testimony from health organization ...
30Oct 23, 1991
U.S. Drug Policy in the Andean Nations
The subcommittee heard testimony on the U.S. drug policy in the nations of Peru, Colombia and Bolivia. During the hearing, Subcommittee Chairman Conyers introduced two audits from the General ...
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