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U.S. Prisons Are Bursting at the Seams, and More From CRS

The U.S. federal prison population has been growing steadily for decades, and it now exceeds the capacity of the prison system to properly house and maintain it, according to an updated report from the Congressional Research Service on the Bureau of Prisons [BOP]. Show More Summary

Darrell Issa Channels Joe McCarthy

Report: Darrell Issa Using Tactic In IRS Probe Last Used In McCarthyism (via FreakOutNation) According to a new report by the Congressional Research Service, the tactics used by Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) while probing the Internal Revenue Service is venturing into McCarthy-era territory. Former IRS official, Lois Lerner, has invoked… Now read this:Former CIA Head: […]

CRS Report: EPA & Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States”

More good stuff! Another great report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS): EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States”. Claudia Copeland is the author. Download CRS_Report_EPA-USACE_Waters_of_US Summary On March 25, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. Overview of Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection Activities and Recent Developments,...Show More Summary

CRS Report: 'Emergency Water Assistance During Drought - Federal Non-Agricultural Programs'

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Okay - fun time is over for another year. Time to get serious again and restore my sullied reputation. And whta better way to do this than... Another great report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS): Emergency Water Assistance During Drought - Federal Non-Agricultural Programs. The authors are Nicole T....

Pace of EPA Regulations Slows, But the Stakes Only Get higher

On March 19th the Congressional Research Service (CRS) issued a report saying that the pace of regulations being put outRead the Rest...

Top Candidate for India Prime Minister Could Get U.S. Visa

The candidate leading in the polls to become the next prime minister of India this year would be able to get a U.S. visa, the Congressional Research Service said.

US-Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation, and More from CRS

Noteworthy new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. U.S.-Vietnam Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress, March 24, 2014 Ukraine: Current Issues and U.S. Show More Summary

Climate Change Legislation, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. Climate Change Legislation in the 113th Congress, March 12, 2014 Cars, Trucks, and Climate:...Show More Summary

Russian Security Issues and US Interests, and More from CRS

New or updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public access include the following. Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests, March 5, 2014 China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Show More Summary

Cost of War: 7,000 Severe Brain Injuries

The American toll from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan can be contemplated in many different ways, thanks to the Congressional Research Service (CRS). A new CRS report has provided a human accounting not only of how many service personnel...Show More Summary

Disclosure of FISA Court Opinions: Legal Issues (CRS)

Could Congress legally compel the executive branch to disclose classified opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court?  Maybe not, a new analysis from the Congressional Research Service concludes. The CRS report — entitled “Disclosure of FISA Court Opinions: Select Legal Issues” — has little to do with FISA Court opinions in particular. Show More Summary

Drought in the US, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. Drought in the United States: Causes and Current Understanding, February 26, 2014 The 2014...Show More Summary

Options for US Nuclear Weapon Pit Production (CRS)

A major new report from the Congressional Research Service examines the infrastructure for producing the plutonium “pits” that are used in US nuclear weapons, and the feasibility of sharply increasing the rate of pit production. TheShow More Summary

U.S. Military Casualty Statistics, and More from CRS

Last week the Congressional Research Service published updated U.S. military casualty statistics for post-9/11 operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through January 2014. There have been 4,410 U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and 2,299 U.S. Show More Summary

Independence of Financial Regulators, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that have not been made readily available to the public include the following. Independence of Federal Financial Regulators, February 12, 2014 Small Business: Access toShow More Summary

CRS Report: 'Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements'

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Another great report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS): Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements. Mary Tiemann is the author. Download CRS_SDWA_Feb2014 Summary This report summarizes the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and its major programs and regulatory requirements. It excerpts, with...

The Debt Limit Since 2011, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. The Debt Limit Since 2011, February 12, 2014 The Corporate Income Tax System: OverviewShow More Summary

Rail Transportation of Crude Oil, and More from CRS

A recent boom in U.S. production of crude oil is generating some stress on the transportation infrastructure, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service. “The rapid expansion of North American oil production has...Show More Summary

Iran: Authority to Lift Sanctions, and More from CRS

The diverse economic sanctions imposed on Iran by U.S. law or executive order, and the feasibility of lifting those sanctions, are tabulated and presented in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. “The sudden possibility...Show More Summary

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