ERIC Number: ED156381
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-7
Reference Count: N/A
Economic Problems of Rural America. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth and Stabilization of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, 95th Congress, 1st Session (June 7 and 15, 1977).
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
The purpose of the two-day hearings (Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas presiding) was to provide a forum to examine the whole range of rural economic problems and to educate members of the House and Senate as to the seriousness and need for comprehensive rural development programs. The proceedings contain remarks and prepared statements by the following witnesses: John C. White, deputy secretary of agriculture; Lester Anderson and Robert McNichols, National Association of Counties; John M. Ladd, Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc.; Luther Tweeten, professor at Oklahoma State University; Congressman John B. Breckinridge of Kentucky and Frank G. Tsutras, Congressional Rural Caucus; Mary Walker, National Rural Center, Austin, Texas; Congresswoman Virginia Smith of Nebraska; Robert D. Partridge, National Rural Cooperative Association; David A. Witts, lawyer, Dallas, Texas; and Paul F. Noll, Housing Assistance Council, Inc. Recurrent themes are housing, loans, health, transportation, education, economic development, energy, water, and federal programs. (RS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.