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Federal attempts to influence the outcome of the June 1976 California nuclear referendum

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal attempts to influence the outcome of the June 1976 California nuclear referendum

report to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Energy Research and Development Administration.,
  • Elections -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17647015M

    The Initiative and Referendum Institute at the University of Southern California is a non-partisan educational organization dedicated to the study of the initiative and referendum, the two most important processes of direct democracy. By , the ASVAB is used by all services. A practice test is available online. - Herbert R. Kohl's book, The Open Classroom, helps to promote open education, an approach emphasizing student-centered classrooms and active, holistic learning.

    In the state's June primary, California Gov. Jerry Brown beat him by a 3- to-1 ratio. No matter -- Carter had locked up enough states to withstand California's snub. Our History It was November when the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco first opened its rented office in the back of the old Merchants National Bank. The Federal Reserve Act of called for the establishment of 12 Federal Reserve Banks throughout the nation in order to create a more stable and secure financial system.

      Jerry Brown, at age 79 the nation’s old governor, will be term-limited out of office. Dianne Feinstein, at age 84 the nation’s oldest U.S. senator, finds herself with at least one notable. [11] California had the same experience in connection with a referendum measure which would have required legislative approval of nuclear generating plant sites. Two hundred and three corporations contributed approximately $2,, in opposition to the amendment, which was defeated.


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Federal Attempts To Influence The Outcome Of The June California Nuclear Referendum A GAO review of information activities of the former Energy Research and Development Administration before a June California referendum on nuclear power showed that: -The agency significantly increased cer.

Attempts to restrict or prohibit construction of new nuclear powerplants through public referenda were on several State ballots during The first referendum, the California Nuclear Safeguards Initiative, Proposit was voted on and defeated by California citizens by a 2 to 1 vote on June 8, A review was conducted of information activities of the former Energy Research and.

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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. The United States presidential election in California refers to how California participated in the United States presidential election. California narrowly voted for the Republican incumbent, Gerald Ford, over the Democratic challenger, Jimmy Carter.

California Proposition 15 was on the June 8, statewide ballot in California as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. Text of measure Ballot summary. The following was the ballot summary for Proposition “. California ballot propositions.

From Ballotpedia. Prohibit new nuclear power plant construction, limit operation of existing nuclear power plants November 2. Type Title Subject PDF of the June 8, ballot proposition voter guide; PDF of the November 2, ballot proposition voter guide.

The United States Senate election in California took place on November 2, Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John Tunney ran for re-election to a second term, but was defeated by Republican Sam Hayakawa.

Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power r power can be obtained from nuclear fission, nuclear decay and nuclear fusion reactions.

Presently, the vast majority of electricity from nuclear power is produced by nuclear fission of uranium. To start, we need to correct a term used in the question (please see Initiative, Referendum and Recall).

* A referendum is a measure that appears on a ballot generally as a result of legislative action. * An initiative is a statute or constitution. California Proposition (also known as the Save Our State (SOS) initiative) was a ballot initiative to establish a state-run citizenship screening system and prohibit undocumented immigrants from using non-emergency health care, public education, and other services in the State of passed the proposed law at a referendum on November 8, The recall, referendum, and the initiative process.

- By vesting the people with the power to make laws directly, even new laws that could override those already in place. -is a form of democracy in which people decide (e.g.

vote on, form consensus on) policy initiatives directly. with another party to implement state and federal legal requirements was deemed to be administrative in nature and not subject to referendum.

While the people’s ability to exercise the initiative or referendum powers over local legislative acts is quite broad, it is not so broad as to extend beyond the legislative authority of a city council. In fact, experience at the state level suggests that voter choice actually is increased by term limits.

In California, for instance, the imposition of state-level term limits in led to a (California History) "[An] extremely well-researched book[The Initiative and Referendum in California, ] is a very complete analysis of a subject that will be valuable to political scientists.

It can become a guidebook for using such initiatives, based on the experiences of the state acknowledged to be the master of the process."Cited by: measure.

Yet in few states does the initiative and referendum process play such an important role in the discussion and ultimate determination of public policy as in California. In fact, in the 13 statewide elections since June ofCalifornians have voted on 38 initiatives and referendums, 38 bond issues, and 76 constitutional amendments.

During the George W. Bush administration, attempts to build a new nuclear “bunker buster” weapon were halted thanks to the leadership of then-Rep. David Hobson (R-Ohio). Today, proponents of building new low-yield nuclear weapons claim that our nuclear arsenal is somehow insufficient to meet evolving threats around the globe.

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Even with the help of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) predecessor, the AEC, PG&E was finally forced after 3 years of federal in-fighting to rebuild seismic bracing in In attempts to stop a seismic retrofit, PG&E even coined the Tao Effect which said that the bigger the structure, the less damage a quake would have.

California Referendum The Big Lie and the Big Dollar are at work again in California. Both have greased two referendums onto the March ballot that would further the ongoing corporate drive to destroy those laws of America that protect your safety and your savings. Just over a century ago in California, the initiative process was proposed by Progressives, the labor movement, and others as a means of addressing a Legislature which was perceived to be under the control of the Southern Pacific railroad and other special interests.

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