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  • ... type="article"><p>James Patrick McGranery was a U.S. representative and a federal judge prior to his appointment as attorney general of the United States. He ... officer and chief liaison with Congress and other federal departments and agencies during the <span>[[World War Ii|world war ii]]</span> years. He also review
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  • ...tion process to provide information about sex offenders to law enforcement agencies and, when appropriate, to the public. The type of notification is based on ...or state programs. By 1996, every State, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Government had enacted some variation of Megan's Law.
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  • ...ully scrutinizes proposed mergers. On the other hand, since the 1980s, the federal government has become less aggressive in seeking the prevention of mergers. ...ew usually is when the merger is first proposed. This requires enforcement agencies and courts to forecast market trends and future effects. Merger cases exami
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  • ... and retained based on merit. In overseeing the personnel practices of the federal government, the board conducts special studies of the merit systems; hears ...follow appropriate procedures to protect the constitutional rights of such federal employees.</p>
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  • ...ic participation and improved coordination among local, state, and federal agencies to maximize cooperative and effective use of limited resources. In addition ...n Services and the Directorate of Border and Transportation Security. Both agencies are part of the <span>[[Homeland Security Department|Homeland Security Depa
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  • ...f cash is to deposit them into a financial institution. However, under the federal Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 (BSA), 31 U.S.C.A. §§ 5311 et seq., financial in ...high daily volume of wire transfers makes it difficult for law enforcement agencies to trace these transactions.
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  • ...usts and their anticompetitive practices. From the 1890s through 1920, the federal government used the act to break up these trusts. The Sherman Act provides for criminal prosecution by the federal government against corporations and individuals who restrain trade, but cri
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  • ...A) also guarantees home loans to certain veterans on favorable terms. Both agencies contributed greatly to the growth of the housing market after <span>[[World
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  • ... pass ordinances, or local laws. These laws may not conflict with state or federal laws. ...e their own goals without interference from the state legislature or state agencies. It gives municipalities room to experiment with new approaches to governme
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  • ...a federal antilynching law. Although unsuccessful in its efforts to pass a federal law, the NAACP brought public attention to the brutality of <span>[[Lynchin ...slation program. It acts as the liaison between NAACP units and government agencies, and it coordinates the work of other organizations that support NAACP prog
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  • ...nce, gas pipelines, and meatpacking, as well as the creation of government agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Occupationa ...nt Of Labor|department of labor]]</span> and wrote a study that called for federal responsibility over auto safety.</p>
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  • ... distribution and usage of narcotic drugs has been a major priority of the federal government and the various state governments since the early part of the tw ...f narcotics in the past, although these efforts have been costly. In 2001, federal agents seized approximately 1,215 metric tons of marijuana, 106 metric tons
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  • ...ndustry, and it also lobbies the <span>[[Federal Communications Commission|Federal Communications Commission]]</span> (FCC) for regulations favorable to the r ...latory department represents broadcasters before the FCC and other federal agencies, as well as before courts and other regulatory bodies. This department prov
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  • ...nal level, NAR analyzes federal issues and lobbies Congress and regulatory agencies. ...at the time a real estate purchase is completed. In addition, NAR supports federal legislation that would give persons more rights to contest a government "ta
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  • <p>The act provided that the federal government would contribute the initial capitalization of the bank through ...tors of small business concerns, one member from among the officers of the agencies and departments of the United States, and one member from among persons hav
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  • ...[[Annual Report|annual report]]</span> on environmental quality, evaluates federal programs and activities affecting the environment, and gathers and provides ...ent (EIS) with every legislative recommendation or program proposing major federal projects that will most likely affect the quality of the surrounding enviro
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  • ...bbying]]</span> organizations in the United States, working with state and federal legislators and regulators. Its administrative headquarters are located in ...articular trade group. Once the ballots are counted—five times a year on federal issues and at least once a year on state issues—NFIB lobbyists carry the
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  • ...call of the governor of their state or territory, except when ordered into federal service by the president of the United States. Entry into the National Guar ...il disturbances, riots, and natural disasters, and helping law enforcement agencies to keep illegal drugs off the streets.</p>
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  • ...isible role in civil aviation accidents, which it has sole authority under federal law to investigate. Additionally, the NTSB probes certain marine accidents ...viation Administration|Federal Aviation Administration]]</span> (FAA). The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (Pub. L. No. 85-726, 72 Stat. 731) gave duties for inv
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  • ...unacceptable to Native Americans, and in response to their complaints, the federal government passed the 1979 Archaeological Resource Protection Act, (16 U.S. ...ican cultural items, including remains that are excavated or discovered on federal or tribal lands, shall rest with the Native American tribes themselves. Pri
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