Energy and the Aged: Strategies for Improving the Federal Weatherization Program : Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, March 2, 1984
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - Older people - 127 pages
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Page 36 - The other three members shall be, ex officio, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity. The...
Page 18 - ... recognize Senator Grassley of Iowa. Senator Grassley, we welcome you. Is there a statement you want to make or any questions? Senator GRASSLEY. I am here too late for questions of this witness. I have a statement I would like inserted into the record. Chairman HEINZ. Without objection, so ordered. [The statement of Senator Grassley follows:] STATEMENT OF SENATOR CHARLES E. GRASSLEY Mr. Chairman, I thank you, and the committee staff, for calling and preparing this hearing. The very title, "Controlling...
Page 31 - ... to the appropriation of funds in the amount of $1,851,000 for the successful completion of work scheduled for the fiscal year 1962. Respectfully submitted. WD PARISH, General Manager of the Hidalgo and Cameron Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 9, Mercedes, Tex. BRAZOS ISLAND HARBOR I would also like to submit a statement on behalf of the port Director of the port of Brownsville, in support of a budgeted item of $560,000 for operation and maintenance of Brazos Island Harbor....
Page 9 - I look forward to working with you and thank you very much for your willingness to serve.
Page 19 - ... 1 year from now, 2 years from now, 5 years from now, 10 years from now, to determine whether our forces are in fact ready and maintaining a solid level of readiness other than to ask troops, "Are you ready to fight?
Page 6 - First, improving the energy efficiency of a home provides greater comfort with less consumption. Second, weatherization improvements are permanent; energy savings accrue each year following a one-time investment.
Page 3 - Senator DIXON. Mr. Chairman, in the interest of time I will put my statement in the record.
Page 9 - Mr. Chairman, I want to commend you and the committee for your efforts in addressing the energy efficiency issue.
Page 57 - ... problem of meeting the financial needs of state-local governments. It examines the nature and variety of state-local financial needs and the case for additional federal assistance and compares tax credits with grants-inaid and other means of assisting the state and local governments. The author concludes that the federal government has "an essential role to play in helping to finance and coordinate state and local activities...