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Agriculture Committee - Box 5


Fowler C. West Papers

Series : Agriculture Committee

Sub-Series : Agriculture Committee Files

Box 4: 24 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

4

69

House Agriculture Committee

Legislative Process

oCongressional Record : How a bill becomes a law by Robert H. Michel, 02/17/81.

1981

4

70

House Agriculture Committee

Deboned meat

o Article : USDA wants to allow ground bone in foods, 07/30/81.

1981

4

71

House Agriculture Committee

Meat grading

o Article : U.S. is proposing leaner beef grades, 01/06/81.

1982

4

72

House Agriculture Committee

Mediterranean fruit fly

o Memos : to de la Garza RE Medfly Problems - USDA funds, 09/08/81.

- from de la Garza RE Floor action today on H.R.4416 - Legislation making additional funds available to USDA to combat the Medfly.

o News release, Committee on Agriculture, 09/09/81.

1981

4

73

House Agriculture Committee

Milk and Casein price support

o Testimony before the Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee, Committee on Agriculture...Facts on imported casein - a quota is not justified presented by Max N. Berry, General Counsel, Committee to Assure the Availability of Casein, 04/25/81.

o USITC publication 1025 : Casein and its impact on the Domestic Dairy Industry, 12/00/79.

o Statement, National Milk Producers Federation before the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry subcommittee... with regard to 1981 General Farm Legislation, Patrick B. Healy, Secretary, 04/25/81.

o Article : How a lobby milks a nonissue.

1981

4

74

House Agriculture Committee

Omnibus Farm law

o News release, Committee on Agriculture, RE Omnibus Farm law, 05/12/77

1977

4

75

House Agriculture Committee

Palouse basin region

o Article : Palouse basin : erosion tragedy in the making, Colfax, Washington, 04/06/80.

1980

4

76

House Agriculture Committee

Party unity

o Articles: President � or Prime Minister? by David S. Broder, 09/20/81.

- Analyzing the Reagan victories o not Democratic disarray by William Schneider, 08/02/81.

1981

4

77

House Agriculture Committee

Peanuts

o Correspondence : FCW to Ross Wilson, Southwestern Peanut Growers Association, 08/20/80, 10/07/80.

o Memo: Jasper Womach to FCW RE Peanut production and price support program, 09/05/80.

o Memo : FCW to de la Garza and Mario RE Senate action on peanut program, 09/17/81.

o Articles : Reagan pledges not to end price supports for farmers, 10/01/80 ;

- Angry N.S. farmers say Reagan broke peanut promise, 07/11/81 ;

- Lots of peanuts are coming � but they�re not coming ashore, 07/21/81 ;

- Conferees increase peanut price supports, 11/11/81 ;

- We�ve been asked about price supports for peanuts, 08/23/76 ;

- Peanut power, 08/00/78 ;

- Reagan bartered peanut bill for support on tax package, 08/01/81 ;

- Peanut farmers say allotment cuts could be disastrous, 01/17/82 .

o Statement, James E. Mack to House Agriculture Subcommittee on Tobacco and Peanuts RE General farm legislation, 03/18/81. � Testimony, Emmett Reynolds, Position of the National Peanut Growers Group for Peanut Section of the 1981 Farm Act, 03/18/81.

o Peanut Fact sheet ; Peanuts : summary of 1980 support program, 04/00/80;

- Facts and Oils Situation, 10/00/77, 07/00/80;

o News, USDA, 1980-Crop peanut support levels and sales policy announced, 01/30/80. CQ Agriculture, Costs, politics embroil peanut subsidies, 09/11/76.

o Estimation of economic relationships in the U.S. peanut economy by D.H. Carley, 00/00/78.

o Congressional Record, Peanut price support legislation, 02/04/80.

1982

4

78

House Agriculture Committee

Pesticides

Memo : Nick Ashmore to de la Garza RE Pesticide Issues, 97th congress and Background information on pesticide issues under FIFRA, 01/22/81.

1981

4

79

House Agriculture Committee

Political

o Democrats Rural News, Charles T. Manatt, 02/09/82.

1982

4

80

House Agriculture Committee

Predator control

o Correspondence, FCW to Marvin Leath, RE predator control on ranch lands, 05/05/88.

o Memo : Nick Ashmore to de la Garza RE Predator Control, 01/22/81.

o Article : U.S. to review ban on use of pesticides to kill predators, 09/17/81.

1988

4

81

House Agriculture Committee

Impoundment powers of the President

o Impoundment : a background report, from Whip packet, 09/00/81.

1981

4

82

House Agriculture Committee

Rules Committee

o Short history of the development of the House committee on Rules by Walter Kravitz, revised by Walter J. Oleszek, Congressional Research Service, 04/27/79.

1979

4

83

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Telephone Bank

o Rural Telephone Bank, Conference report, submitted by W. R. Poage, 04/28/71. Also Report together with Minority Views {to accompany H.R.7].

o Statement , W. R. Poage before House Rules Committee in support of H.R.7, the Rural Telephone Bill.

o Summary of Background.

o Factual explanation of proposed telephone supplemental financing legislation.

o Comparison of S.3387 with H.R.7 (establishing Telephone Bank), 04/24/70.

o H.R.7, introduced by W.R. Poage, to amend the REA of 1936...to provide an additional source of financing for the rural telephone program...,01/22/71, 02/22/71.

o Short summary of H.R.7 and S.70, 02/25/71.

o S.70 showing the differences between the Senate bill and the House amendment.

o News, USDA, Rural Telephone Bank holds first board elections, 09/18/71.

1971

4

84

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Development

o Correspondence : J. Phil Campbell to W.R. Poage, 04/14/71.

o Message from the President...transmitting proposals for a program of rural development, 02/01/72.

o Acts of congress administered by or affecting the Farmers Home Administration, 05/00/71.

o H.R.10867, a Bill to provide for improving the economy and living conditions in rural America, 01/25/72.

o Section-by-section analysis of the proposed bill.

o Section by section commentary, H.R.10867 with admendments offered.

1971

4

85

House Agriculture Committee

Rural Development

o Memo : FCW to House conferees on Rural Development Conference Report RE Waiver of points of order on Conference Report, 06/23/72.

o Memo : FCW to Gerry Conrad RE Administration�s role in Rural Development Legislation, 06/29/72 .

o Correspondence : Chet Holifield, Chairman, Committee on Government Operations, to William M. Colmer, Chairman, Committee on Rules, 06/21/72.

o Rural Development Act of 1972 was introduced by congressman W. R. Poage.

o Correspondence : John C. Whitaker to FCW, 09/07/72.

[o These items were discarded : Congressional Record, 02/23/72, pp. D 141-D142, H 1330- H 1370 ; 07/27/72, pp. H 6969 - H 6990 ; 08/17/72, pp. S 13927 - S 13950 .]

o Rural development and farm credit, 07/06/71.

o Section-by-section analysis of the proposed bill.

o Rural Development Act of 1972 , submitted by W.R. Poage, Report together with additional views, minority views, and supplementary views, 02/16/72.

o Rural Development Act of 1972, staff explanation of H.R.12931�as passed by the Senate, 04/20/72.

o Differences between House and Senate versions of H.R.12931.

o News release, Senator Herman E. Talmadge announces that Senate and House conferees agree on the Rural Development Act of 1972, 06/08/72.

o Rural Development Conference Report, 06/14/72.

o Statement of W.R. Poage, Rural Development Conference Report, 07/24/72.

o New farmers home administration financing authority pursuant to the rural development act of 1972.

o Section by section analysis of the Rural Development Act of 1972.

o White House Fact sheet, Rural Development Act of 1972, H.R. 12931, 08/30/72.

o Signing statement, the Rural Development Act of 1972, 07/25/72.

o News, USDA, A Boost for rural opportunity, 08/01/72.

1972

4

86

House Agriculture Committee

Reconciliation Conference

o Correspondence : de la Garza to Thomas P. O�Neill, 07/14/81.

o Summary of major differences between house and senate Reconciliation bills on the Food Stamp Program .

o Preferable outcomes of conference.

o DSG Fact Sheet, Reconciliation Conference Report, 07.31.81.

o DSG , Tax Conference Report/effort to amend oil provisions.

o Whip Advisory, conference report on the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1981, H.R. 3982.

o Farm and related provisions, House Reconciliation Bill H.R. 3982.

o Statement of Differences between H.R. 3982...affecting agriculture, forestry, and related issues.

o Article: Thank you, Mr. Speaker, Even though you lost, 07/31/81.

1981

4

87

House Agriculture Committee

Rice program

o Article : Part of �75 rice is still in storage, 02/093/80.

o News, USDA : 1980 rice program announced, 03/13/80.

1980

4

88

House Agriculture Committee

Room reservations

o Correspondence : Thomas P. O Neill to Colleague RE reserving rooms, 02/09/81.

o Rules and regulations governing the House Office Buildings, House Garages, and the Capitol power plant, House Office Building Commission, 01/05/81.

1981

4

89

House Agriculture Committee

Telephone program - history

o Statement prepared for presentation before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development...on the subject of H.R. 1723, rural Telephone Bank Amendment Act of 1981, 03/16/81.

1981

4

90

House Agriculture Committee

School lunch

o Editorial : Tofu and Turkey, 11/26/81 ; A nourishing bowl of ketchup and relish, 09/16/81

o Articles :

- Misguided Federal budget ax, 11/24/81 ;

- Price-support provisions listed, 09/22/81 ;

- Half of Black households used school lunch program in 1980 ;

- $30 million in food approved for Poland ;

- Hold the Pickles, hold the relish, hold the new school lunch regs, 09/26/81.

1981

4

91

House Agriculture Committee

Senate Agriculture committee

o Lists of members of Senate Agriculture committee and subcommittees.

o News release : Senate agriculture subcommittee chairmen picked, 01/28/81.

o Article : Helms offers farm bill at odds with Reagan plan, 04/08/81.

1981

4

92

House Agriculture Committee

Shipping PL 480

o Articles : Not just hungry are fed, 06.14/81; Continued cargo preference urged for Food for Peace, 06/12/81.

1981

Series : Agriculture Committee

Sub-Series : Agriculture Committee Files

Box 5: 21 folders

Box

File

Folder Title

Folder Sub-title

Notes and Publications

Year

5

93

House Agriculture Committee

Social Security system

Article : Suggested Social Security plan would affect all beneficiaries, n.d.

Excerpt from President Reagan�s speech before Congress, 02/18/81.

DSG special report, The Reagan Social Security proposals, 07/10/81.

1981

5

94

House Agriculture Committee

Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development Project Area

Summary of Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development Project Area, n.d.

1975

5

95

House Agriculture Committee

Staff budget

Statement of expenses, Committee on Agriculture, 08/31/81

1981

5

96

House Agriculture Committee

Committee Staff Club

Congressional Staff Club Handbook, 1935-1876.

Proposed revision to constitution and by-laws of the Congressional Staff Club, 06/28/79.

Announcement, Congressional Staff Club annual banquet, 10/23/81

1981

5

97

House Agriculture Committee

Sugar Policy

Report, LDC sugar exporters could be forced out of US market, [04/05/81].

Telegram, Department of State RE sugar fee, 09/00/81.

News articles :

- Sugar price props would lead to violence, Latin lands warn, 10/02/81 ;

- Food-stamp compromise reached, 10/02/81 ;

- Sugar Daddy, 09/10/81 ;

- Absence of flies raises new hopes, 09/10/81 ;

- Limit gains registered in coffee, 09/03/81 ;

- World sugar closes mixed, 09/03/81 ;

- Import fee on raw sugar expected to be imposed, 09/03/81 ;

- Commodities , sugar�s phrrhic victory, 12/21/81 ;

- House kills plan lifting support on sugar prices, 10/16/81 ;

- Senate defeats move to end sugar subsidies, 09/18/81 ;

- Senate OKs price supports for sugar, tobacco, 09/18/81 ;

- Sugar price-support program escapes drive to strike it from Senate Farm Bill, 09/18/81 ;

- Corn syrup producers expect sweeter profits, 02/03/80 ;

- Syrupy ills for sugar refiners, 02/11/80.

Editorial : A sweeter policy please, 09/23/81.

1981

5

98

House Agriculture Committee

Sunflower seeds

News article : Sunflower seed exports post huge gains, 04/17/80

1980

5

99

House Agriculture Committee

Tax bill and farmers

DSG fact sheet : The Tax Bill, 07/26/81, 07/27/81.

Whip Advisory : Conference report on Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, 08/05/81; Whip Issue Summary, The Tax Cuts, 08/05/81.

Kiplinger Agricultural Letter, 08/07/81.

1981

5

100

House Agriculture Committee

Tax increase

Taxes : The Senate passes the largest peacetime tax increase in history, 00/00/82.

News article : Is recovery around another corner? 07/25/82.

1982

5

101

House Agriculture Committee

Tobacco

News articles :

- Tobacco Smoke, N.C. Senators personally attack two critics of U.S. price supports, 09/14/81 ;

- Endangered crop, Carolina farmers depend on U.S. Aid, 04/13/80 ;

- Tobacco proposal would strip quotas from non-farmers, 08/31/81 ;

- Bull would restrict tobacco allotments to full-time farmers, 08/04/81 ;

- Trade commission opposes quotas on imports of flue-cured tobacco, 08/05/81

- Tobacco program has cost $600 million, studies find, 08/24/81 ;

- Change needed in leaf program, backers say, 10/23/81 ;

- Industry uncertain about tobacco program review, 11/02/81 ;

- Coalition saved tobacco program, 11/01/81.

Editorial : rose talks leaf sense, 10/23/81.

1981

5

102

House Agriculture Committee

Transition planning group - Carter-Mondale

Transition staff lists, 11/23/76.

1976

5

103

House Agriculture Committee

Venezuela Trip, Itinerary and fact folder

Notebook : Contains contents of notebook compiled for trip to Venezuela. Includes itinerary and several fact sheets . Also includes information regarding Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 - S.1888.

1973

5

104

House Agriculture Committee

Venezuela Trip, Photos

Photographs : Twenty-two photographs taken on trip to Venezuela. 08/04/73 to 08/11/73. Folder contains list of photos.

1973

5

105

House Agriculture Committee

West Articles : Capitol Report to our Friends

Capitol Report to Our Friends, 04/06/66, 05/10/66, 07/19/66.

Newsletter from Mickey Holmes and FCW to friends.

1966

5

106

House Agriculture Committee

West, Articles about

Articles about West, mention West, or interview West:

- Leath rules out bid for RE-election, ??/??/89? ;

- Hyde Murray Feted, photo of FCW, n.d. ;

- Bergland�s jawboning, 01/28/80 ;

- Capitol classroom, 10/00/79 ;

- Wampler�s constituents get plenty of attention, 09/24/78 ;

- Texas White plowing a good furrow, 09/15/77.

News articles about West :

- Hidden power in Washington, 04/00/81 ;

- West gets promotion from Poage, n.d. ;

- Wacoan goes -Fer, Humble start leads to Federal career, 05/27/79

1977-1981

5

107

House Agriculture Committee

West Correspondence

Correspondence : FCW to William C. Black, 04/06/70 RE article : Federal �Love� lost on Loving County,.04/01/70.

News article : Federal �Love� lost on Loving County, 04/01/70.

1970

5

108

House Agriculture Committee

West Correspondence

� Correspondence : FCW to Robert V. Rota, 01/05/78. Includes photo of FCW and Rota.

1978

5

109

House Agriculture Committee

West Paper

Paper by FCW to Ad Hoc Committee on Agricultural Issues Forum of the Agriculture Council of America, 06/04/79.

1979

5

110

House Agriculture Committee

West Memos

Memos : FCW to Committee Staff RE Farm Bill Conference Summary, 12/09/81 ;

- to de la Garza and Mario RE Senate action on Peanut Program, 09/17/81 ;

- to de la Garza RE meeting with USDA on butter sale to New Zealand ; RE Salaries of Subcommittee Staff, 07/10/81 ;

- RE State Department memo on U.S. Sugar Policy, 07.07/81 ;

- RE Committee on Agriculture budget for 1981, 06/17/81 ;

- RE Current status of the Farm Bill in the Senate, 07/08/81 ;

- to Mario RE research project for Albert Pailet, 05/12/81 ;

- to de la Garza RE The Farm Bill and the Budget Resolution, 05/06/81 ;

- RE Status report on Farm Bill, 04/27/81 ; to Subcommittee Staff RE Staff travel and field hearings, 03/16/81 ;

- RE Preparation for Subcommittee meetings, 03/09/81 ;

- RE Schedule for the hearings and markup of the 1981 Farm Bill, 02/23/81 ;

- RE Farm Bill Hearings, 02/14/81 ;

- RE Committee offices, 02/12/81 ;

- RE Administrative changes for the staff, 01/12/81 ;

- RE Preparation and handling of the Committee Budget Resolution, 02/06/81 ;

- RE Members of the Majority Committee staff, 02/04/81.

[� Special Note : This is not an inclusive list of memos but representative. ]

1981

5

111

House Agriculture Committee

West Correspondence

Article prepared for Fowler West : The Nixon-Ford Negation of America�s Farmers, ca. 00/00/76.

1976

5

112

House Agriculture Committee

Wheat organizations`

Wheat World, 08/00/81.

� Wheat Grower, 08/00/81.

1981

5

113

House Agriculture Committee

Wheat Program

Washington Update, 00/00/82.

News article : Block, seeking to stabilize prices for wheat, to cut planting 15%, 09/04/81.

1982


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