TITLE

Surplus Property: Plunder or Plan?

AUTHOR(S)
Fuller, Helen
PUB. DATE
September 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;9/4/44, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Colmer Bill introduced in the U.S. Congress for the disposal of surplus properties. Acquisition of vast quantity and variety of goods and properties in the course of fighting World War II by the U.S.; Concerns regarding the disposal of these government-owned surpluses; Role of Representative Will Clayton of Houston in the issue; Disagreement between both houses on how to handle surpluses; Opposition of the Colmer bill by the House Small Business Committee; Requirement to prepare plans by the Surplus Property Board for the disposal of each category of surplus plants and submit them to Congress before taking action; Information on surplus-property-disposal bill presented by the Senate Military Affairs Committee; Favor of scrapping all plants and facilities that private industry does not buy up quickly by the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
14677072

 

Related Articles

  • They Say He's a Dangerous Man. Baum, Arthur W. // Saturday Evening Post;5/5/1945, Vol. 217 Issue 45, p14 

    The article focuses on U.S. assistant secretary of State Department William Lockhart Clayton. He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1880, became a stenographer and court reporter at age 15, and a cotton merchant secretary in New York at 16. In 1940, Clayton, Frank E. Anderson and Monroe D....

  • Should Federal Urban Renewal And Public Housing Programs Be Substantially Increased? CON. Bennett, Wallace F. // Congressional Digest;Mar1959, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p77 

    The article presents views of the author on the bill S.57, the proposed Housing Act of 1959 in the U.S. Senate. According to him no one can question the need for sound legislation in the field of housing. But the proposed Housing Act of 1959 goes beyond the realm of soundness in a number of key...

  • HELPING TO SEAL THE DEAL IN SMBs. Roberts, John // CRN;12/13/2004, Issue 1125, p12 

    Forecasts the technology spending of small and medium size businesses (SMB) in the U.S. in 2005. Association of the adoption of technologies by SMB with the enterprise market; Impact of greater processing power on server virtualization; Momentum created by the omnibus spending bill that the...

  • Should U. S. Policy Emphasize Non-Communist World Organization? PRO. Clayton, Will L. // Congressional Digest;Oct50, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p248 

    The article presents a speech by U.S. Undersecretary of State Will L. Clayton, in favor of a non-communist world organization, delivered before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on January 23, 1950. He suggests that Soviet Union has separated the world into two hostile camps, a Communist...

  • WILL CLAYTON, A SHORT BIOGRAPHY. Converse, P. D. // Journal of Marketing;Jan1960, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p115 

    The article reviews the book "Will Clayton: A Short Biography," by Ellen Clayton Garwood.

  • U.S. lawmakers mull bill to end vertical price fixing. Schlossberg, Howard // Marketing News;6/25/1990, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p13 

    The article reports that the U.S. Congress House and Senate are considering bills to eradicate vertical price fixing have significant effect on suppliers and retailers. Price fixing takes place when the manufacture and its retailer intrigue to charge a fixed price cutting off lower-priced...

  • Belly of the Beast.  // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;5/1/2009, Vol. 101 Issue 9, p17 

    The article reports on the bill formed by legislators from Montana which deals with corporate influence over legislative committees in the state. It explains that the bill will demand the companies to ask for permission or a court order before they can conduct tests at farmer's field. Moreover,...

  • GOP eases back on increase in tax exemption. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;3/29/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p7 

    A proposal, from the Republican Party of Michigan, to exempt $10,000 worth of businesses' personal property from taxes may be watered down this week in the face of strong local-government opposition to the revenue loss. A substitute expected to be offered for the House Bill 4234, proposed by the...

  • House bill stokes tech startups. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/15/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 42, p11 

    The article cites the Small Business Investment Expansion Act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Technology startups are cited to have stoked by the bill that could benefit additional investors who support such companies at the earliest stages. Other small companies, on the other hand,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics