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CRS: Congress Added 439 New Crimes Between 2008 to 2013

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report that informed Congress that it has created 439 new criminal offenses between 2008 and 2013. This staggering figure gives a glimpse into the rapid criminalization of America where there are, by some estimates, around 4,500 federal offenses alone and tens of thousands of more on the […]

JOHN FUND: Don’t Impeach Obama, Censure Him. The Congressional Research Service has identified a…

JOHN FUND: Don’t Impeach Obama, Censure Him. The Congressional Research Service has identified a number of historical precedents in which the Senate or the House has adopted a resolution of censure or disapproval of a president or other executive or judicial officers. Indeed, in 1998, Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein and 37 co-sponsors introduced a joint [...]

Feds Instruct Judges to Be 'Sensitive' and to 'Prepare' Illegals for Immigration Hearings

HOUSTON, Texas--A 2014 government report by the Congressional Research Service obtained by Breitbart Texas shows that President Obama's Department of Justice has set forth "policy guidelines" for judges hearing immigration cases of unaccompanied alien children (UAC). Show More Summary

CRS Report: Shale Energy Technology Assessment - Current and Emerging Water Practices

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Two days in a row! Another report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS): Shale Energy Technology Assessment: Current and Emerging Water Practices, by Mary Tiemann, Peter Folger, and Nicole T. Carter. Download CRS_Shale_Energy_Technology_Assessment...Show More Summary

Tuesday Treat - CRS Report: Federal Response to Drought in California - An Analysis of S. 2198 and H.R. 3964

3 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

More good stuff from the Congressional Research Service (CRS): Federal Response to Drought in California: An Analysis of S. 2198 and H.R. 3964, by Pervaze A. Sheikh, Betsy A. Cody, and Charles V. Stern. Download CRS_Federal_Response_CA_Drought Summary California is experiencing serious water shortages due to widespread drought. Even though much...

Democrats Put Spotlight on Companies Moving Overseas

New data from the Congressional Research Service sheds light on a hot tax question: How many corporations have exited the U.S. for tax purposes in recent years?

Hey taxpayers, you owe Bill Clinton nearly $1 million this year

By Bill McMorris | Washington Free Beacon An April Congressional Research Service report shows that the Government Services Administration, which is in charge of supporting federal disbursements, budgeted $950,000 for former president Bill Clinton in the 2014 budget. Clinton will collect a $201,000 pension in 2014, a figure four times larger than the median family...

Background of Circuit Court Judges, and More from CRS

A new report from the Congressional Research Service “provides an analytic overview of the professional experiences and qualifications of those individuals who are currently serving as active U.S. circuit court judges.” See U.S. Circuit Court Judges: Profile of Professional Experiences Prior to Appointment, May 9, 2014. Show More Summary

Nigeria’s Boko Haram, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. Nigeria’s Boko Haram: Frequently Asked Questions, May 20, 2014 The Lord’s Resistance Army: The U.S. Show More Summary

2012 Report: Released Illegal Immigrants Charged with 16,226 Crimes, 19 Murders in US

A Congressional Research Service (CRS) 2012 report revealed that illegal aliens who had been released from U.S. custody onto U.S. soil between 2008 and 2011 were subsequently charged with more than 16,000 crimes, including murders, according to the New York Times. Show More Summary

Selection of FISA Court Judges, and More from CRS

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following. Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC): Selection of Judges, MayShow More Summary

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program, and More from CRS

Congress continues to instruct the Congressional Research Service not to make its products directly available to the public without prior approval. “No funds in the Congressional Research Service can be used to publish or prepare material...Show More Summary

Assessing the Effect of Sanctions on Iran, 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. Achievements of and Outlook for Sanctions on Iran, April 22, 2014 The Target Data Breach: Frequently Asked Questions, April 22, 2014 The Republic of the Philippines and U.S. Show More Summary

Iran-North Korea-Syria Cooperation, and More from CRS

The executive branch today provides less unclassified information to Congress concerning proliferation of weapons mass destruction than it used to do, a new report from the Congressional Research Service observes. “The number of unclassified reports to Congress on WMD-related issues has decreased considerably in recent years,” the report said. Show More Summary

Congressional Research Service Confirms Decline in Production on Federal Lands Under Obama

It is the production increase on private lands that has the U.S. on track to become the world’s largest oil producer.

Feds Need to Stop Dragging Feet in Energy Permitting

Just last week, the Congressional Research Service issued a report on “U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production in FederalRead the Rest...

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”

5 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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

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