Federal Government Corporations
USA TODAYand the Republic found at least 10,000 bills almost entirely copied from model legislation were introduced nationwide in the past eight years, and more than 2,100 of those bills were signed into law. Government corporations such as Amtrak serve the public, are owned by the government, and are tied to a revenue stream. “a group of any records under the control of any agency from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual or by some identifying number, symbol, or other identifying particular assigned to the individual.” 5 U.S.C. § 552a.
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Even if fellow business leaders did agree with Stebbens that their K Street lobbyists were indeed “part of the problem,” it seems unlikely that they would tell them all to go home. Large companies are unlikely to risk ceding any political advantages to competitors. After all, if they’ve invested significant resources in politics, they’ve surely been convinced that engagement is important. Especially when political engagement still remains cheap relative to what is at stake. As a result, members of Congress have done impressive work on behalf of particular companies and particular industries.
The Secretary may designate an officer or employee of an agency to carry out this section if the head of the agency agrees. A Government corporation may buy or sell a direct obligation of the United States Government, or an obligation on which the principal, interest, or both, is guaranteed, of more than $100,000 only when the Secretary approves the purchase or sale. The Secretary may waive the requirement of this subsection under conditions the Secretary may decide. In subsection , the words “establishment and” and “in any one bank” are omitted as surplus. Subsection of this section does not apply to the Federal Intermediate Credit Banks, the Central Bank for Cooperatives, the Regional Banks for Cooperatives, or the Federal Land Banks.
Corporations have been located in executive departments (e.g., the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation in the Department of Transportation), or assigned independent status (e.g., the Export-Import Bank). Government corporations have been structured so that they are but financial entities whose employees are actually employees of the parent agency (e.g., the Federal Financing Bank in the Department of the Treasury and the Commodity Credit Corporation in the Department of Agriculture). The continuing interest in the government corporation prompts questions as to their legal character, their utility vis-à-vis traditional agencies, and their limitations as units of governmental institutions. A government corporation is not always an the optimal administrative entity for achieving governance objectives. There are times when it may be an appropriate choice and times when it may not.
And the organization told me that 30 percent of their money does, in fact, come from labor unions. And so I didn’t see any evidence at all that there was an Employment Policies Institute office. Human beings routinely balance a multitude of interests—I am, for example, a parent, a spouse, a teacher, a writer. —behaves as if accumulating money is the paramount and unitary good.