Postal Reorganization Act Amendments of 1975: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Postal Service of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2445 ...

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Page 216 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time ; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.
Page 310 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Page 206 - Article II grants to the President the executive power of the Government, ie, the general administrative control of those executing the laws, including the power of appointment and removal of executive officers — a conclusion confirmed by his obligation to take care that the laws be faithfully executed...
Page 285 - Committee on Post Office and Civil Service US House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Mr. Chairman: This Is In reply to your letter of March 27, 1987, which submitted several questions for the record on the implementation of the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) Act of 1986.
Page 235 - Unless it is evident that the legislature would not have enacted those provisions which are within its power, independently of that which is not, the invalid part may be dropped if what is left is fully operative as a law.
Page 111 - The Postal Service shall have as its basic function the obligation to provide postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary, and business correspondence of the people.
Page 322 - Operations included 135 mail routes wherein compensation for carrying the mail was raised from over $143.000 to over $622,000. This was accomplished by securing petitions from localities interested for an increase in the number of trips, the schedule time for each trip being shortened, and contracts increased in number and cost. Prosecutions followed, the laws were changed, and such instances became a thing of the past.' From inception of the service the contractual form of operation has been productive...
Page 17 - The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic and fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by Act of Congress, and supported by the people.
Page 213 - The Constitution of the United States divides the functions of the Government into three great departments — the legislative, the. executive, and the judicial — and establishes the principle that they shall be kept separate, and that neither the legislative, executive, nor judicial branch may exercise functions belonging to the others.

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