Federal Regulatory Directory

Federal Regulatory Directory

by Congressional Quarterly
     
 

In the wake of mega-bank mergers, cable TV rate hikes, and consumer confusion about telephone service providers, there is a growing tide of discontent with the results of deregulation. The whole process of federal regulation is once again front-page news.

Now more than ever, informed readers need the new Ninth Edition of the Federal Regulatory Directory. The book is

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In the wake of mega-bank mergers, cable TV rate hikes, and consumer confusion about telephone service providers, there is a growing tide of discontent with the results of deregulation. The whole process of federal regulation is once again front-page news.

Now more than ever, informed readers need the new Ninth Edition of the Federal Regulatory Directory. The book is a veritable "who's who" of the entire regulatory structure. And the new edition is the best way to learn who does what and how to reach people and get information in our electronic age.

This comprehensive and fully indexed guide navigates your course right through the complexities of Washington's regulatory world. The Federal Regulatory Directory features:
-- Detailed information about more than 100 federal agencies that have economic, environmental, safety, health, and other regulatory power under law.
-- Information-packed profiles of agencies and department bureaus, describing power, functions, and general history, complete with names, phones, faxes, e-mail and other contact information for key personnel in Washington and regional offices.
-- Glossaries, subject and name indexes, and organization charts to help you make sure you're getting the exact information you need.

Updated with hundreds of changes, this new edition of the Federal Regulatory Directory helps you understand the powerful federal agencies that touch all Americans. In one convenient volume you get vital information about each agency: their responsibilities, how they operate, and who's in charge, as well as a wide range of new media sources: Web sites, fax numbers, and toll-free hotlines.

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Offers essential information on federal agencies and their histories, operations, and responsibilities, with sections on major and other regulatory agencies, departmental agencies, and regulatory oversight and coordination, and appendices on ordering government publications, the Freedom of Information Act, and various related acts and executive orders. Explains laws, backgrounds, and terms of regulation, lists key personnel, and provides information on mail, telephone, fax, and online contacts. Useful for anyone dealing with the feds. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568020969
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Federal Regulatory Directory Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
807
Product dimensions:
9.31(w) x 7.27(h) x 2.30(d)

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