Thomas M. Lenard

BEFORE THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION: SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE OF INQUIRY AND PROPOSID RULE MTS AND WATS MARKET STRUCTURE

by Thomas M. Lenard August 15, 1980 FCC

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission on its proposal to modify the terms under which interstate carriers compensate local telephone companies for the use of local exchange facilities for originating and terminating interstate calls. A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE AGRICULTURE MARKETING SERVICE: MILK IN THE MEMPHIS, TENN.; FORT SMITH, ARK.; AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS MARKETING AREAS; PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO TENTATIVE MARKETING AGREEMENTS AND ORDERS

by Thomas M. Lenard June 30, 1980 Agricultural Marketing Service

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Agriculture Marketing Service in opposition to proposed changes in partial payment mechanisms for dairy cooperatives. A copy is attached.

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BEFORE THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION: INQUIRY AND PROPOSED RULEMAKING; CELLULAR MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INQUIRY INTO THE USE OF BANDS FOR CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

by Thomas M. Lenard May 1, 1980 FCC

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) on proposed policies to guide the development of cellular mobile communications systems. A copy is attached.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Rail Market Dominance and Related Considerations

by Thomas M. Lenard April 2, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability supported a proposed policy change by the Interstate Commerce Commission that would free a substantial volume of rail traffic from maximum rate regulation. The Council also supported the principle of the Commission’s proposed no-suspend zone for changes in rail freight rates.  The Commission’s proposed market dominance rules and […]

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BEFORE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: HANDLING OF MILK IN FEDERAL MILK MARKETING AREAS

by Thomas M. Lenard February 29, 1980 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Stability has announced it favors lifting restrictions on the marketing of reconstituted milk. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is considering proposals to lift or modify current federal regulations that make selling reconstituted milk products uneconomical, and the Council has strongly urged a public hearing to address these proposals.  Abolishing current […]

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BEFORE THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION: INQUIRY AND PROPOSED RULEMAKING; POLICY AND RULES CONCERNING RATES FOR COMPETITIVE COMMON CARRIER SERVICES AND FACILITIES AUTHORIZATION THEREFORE

by Thomas M. Lenard February 14, 1980 FCC

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted  the following comments on Federal Communications Commission regulations governing tariffs, entry, and exit of nondominant communications common carriers.

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BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, SOIL CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY, SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTRY

by Thomas M. Lenard June 22, 1979 Uncategorized
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Testimony of Thomas M. Lenard Before the Subcommittee on Enviornment, Soil Conservation and Forestry Senate Commission on Agriculture , Nutrition and Forestry

by Thomas M. Lenard February 6, 1979 Senate Commission on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry

Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee. I am pleased to have this opportunity to present the Council’s views on the inflationary implications of policies which affect the management and utilization of federally owned lands. The public lands are not, and should not be, operated to maximize the returns from the marketable commodities that can […]

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Before the Interstate Commerce Commission: Modified Terms and Conditions for Approval of Collective Ratemaking Agreements Under Section 5a of the Interstate Commerce Act

by Thomas M. Lenard April 6, 1978 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today urged the Interstate Commerce Commission to go further than it now proposes in limiting the anti-trust exemption currently enjoyed by the motor carrier, water carrier and freight forwarder industries. Collective ratemaking agreements approved by the ICC currently permit these industries to jointly determine thier rates without being […]

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Before the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Interest on Deposits-Automatic Transfers of Savings Deposits

by Thomas M. Lenard March 20, 1978 Board of Governers of the Federal Reserve System

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) offers these comments on a proposal by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) to permit automatic transfer of funds from an individual’s saving account to his or her checking account to cover checks drawn by the depositor or to replenish the depositor’s checking […]

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Before the Commodity Futures Trading Comission: Regulation of Commodity Option Transactions

by Thomas M. Lenard March 6, 1978 Commodity Futures Trading Comission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on a proposed rule change concerning the regulati of commodity options published by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) on February 6, 1978. The proposal ” … would generally prohibit commodity option transactions until such time as the Commission determines that adequate protection […]

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Before the Interstate Commerce Comission: Council Gives Views on ICC Trucking Entry Proceedings

by Thomas M. Lenard January 23, 1978 Uncategorized

The Council on Wage and Price Stability· today supported efforts of the Interstate Commerce Commission to reduce “frivolous” protests in applications for new interstate trucking authorities. The Commission has requested suggestions and proposals on this subject and intends to institute a rulemaking proceeding. To operate as an interstate common carrier, a trucker must hold a […]

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Live Cattle and Certain Edible Meat Products of Cattle

by Thomas M. Lenard July 12, 1977 International Trade Comission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments to the International Trade Commission (Commission or ITC) on investigations relating to beef and”veal under section 20l(b) of the Trade Act of 1974 [19 U.S.C. 225l(b)J and under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended [19 U.S.C. l332(g)]. Following the […]

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Before the Department of Commerce: Coastal Energy Impact Program Qualifications for State and Local Governments

by Thomas M. Lenard November 22, 1976 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on regulations proposed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) pursuant to the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (Act). The regulations would establish procedures by which coastal State and local governments can qualify for coastal energy impact assistance and were proposed […]

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BEFORE THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION : ELIGIBLE SECURITIES DISSEMINATION OF QUOTATIONS

by Thomas M. Lenard October 6, 1976 Securities and Exchange Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on regulations proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) which would require national securities exchanges to collect from their specialists, and national securities associations to collect from third market makers, quotations in eligible securities for dissemination to quotation vendors (see […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: Definition of Meat and Classes of Meat, Permitted Uses and Labeling Requirements

by Thomas M. Lenard August 25, 1976 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Council on Wage and Price Stabil ity (“Council”) hereby submits its comments on a proposal by the Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) to revise the definition of meat and provide for nutritional standards, uses, and labeling of certain classes of meat. The proposal appeared in the April 27, 1976 issue of the Federal Register (41 […]

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Statement on Behalf of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Product Safety Advisory Council: Commission Policy on Establishing Priorities

by Thomas M. Lenard August 19, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to express the views of the Council on Wage and Price Stability concerning Commission policy on establishing priorities for actions which affect the safety of the public. The Council has had a continuing interest in Commission activities, which we believe fall under our general mandate to monitor the […]

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Statement on Behalf of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Product Safety Advisory Council: Commission Policy on Establishing Priorities

by Thomas M. Lenard August 17, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to express the views of the Council on Wage and Price Stability concerning Commission policy on establishing priorities for actions which affect the safety of the public. The Council has had a continuing interest in Commission activities, which we believe fall under our general mandate to monitor the […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Federal Energy Administration: Proposed State Energy Conservation Plan Guidelines

by Thomas M. Lenard July 9, 1976 Federal Energy Administration

Proposed Federal regulations to implement a program of financial assistance to the States in support of their energy conservation plans were criticized today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability. In comments made before the Federal Energy Administration (FEA), the Council suggested that the guidelines proposed by FEA to allocate funds could be modified […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the FDIC: Interest on Deposits Proposed Amendment to Permit Preauthorized Withdrawals from Savings Deposits to Cover Insufficient Funds Items

by Thomas M. Lenard June 14, 1976 Board of Governers of the Federal Reserve System

A proposal to allow depositors to authorize their bank to cover overdrafts on a checking account by using funds from their savings accounts was supported today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability. The Council’s view, made in a filing before the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), supported […]

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