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A Flood of Congressional Research Service Reports! Federal Flood Insurance Programs and More!

2 weeks agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A bevy of recent flood insurance and related reports from the CRS, all but the last two dated 23 January 2018: Federal Disaster Assistance: The National Flood Insurance Program and Other Federal Disaster Assistance Programs Available to Individuals and Households After a Flood Introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program...

CRS Report: 'Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress' (11 December 2017)

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Here is the latest (11 December 2017) Congressional Research Service report on Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress,by Ronald O'Rourke. If climate change is a common thread running through the report then it might get a chilly reception from Congress. Download CRS_Changes_Arctic_11Dec2017 Summary The diminishment of Arctic...

CRS Report: 'EPA’s Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants - Frequently Asked Questions' (4 December 2017 Update)

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This update was just published on 4 December 2017 by the Congressional Research Service: EPA's Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions, by James E. McCarthy, Jonathan L. Ramseur, Jane A. Leggett, Linda Tsang, and Kate C. Shouse. Say what? Where's the water stuff, man? Aha...

Five Recent CRS Reports and Briefs: FEMA, Floods, and Disasters

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

This has been a busy season for floods and the like and the Congressional Research Service has been busy producing reports and briefs. Here are some that have been released in the past few weeks. Federal Disaster Assistance: The National Flood Insurance Program and Other Federal Disaster Assistance Programs Available...

These are the 7 military options Congress has been given to deal with North Korea

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The Congressional Research Service has prepared a briefing for Congress that reveals the seven US military options for dealing with the growing threat from North Korea. With 3 aircraft carriers nearby, Mattis lays down the law for North...Show More Summary

Congressional Research Service: Shuster’s Fake Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Would Trigger the Sequester

Bad news if you disliked the sequester. The post Congressional Research Service: Shuster’s Fake Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan Would Trigger the Sequester appeared first on RedState.

CRS Twofer: 1) Legal Sidebar: 'EPA Proposes to Repeal the Clean Power Plan' and 2) Report: 'Reconsidering the Clean Power Plan'

4 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A twofer from the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Both were released on 25 October 2017 and deal with the Clean Power Plan. 1) CRS Legal Sidebar by Linda Tsang: EPA Proposes to Repeal the Clean Power Plan To access the plethora of hot links contained in the document, view the...

Trump Is the Most Powerless President in American History

Trump wallows in a vat of perks as his broken promises pile up. Let’s begin with the war in Afghanistan — because it’s a war, and American soldiers are dying over there; because according to the Congressional Research Service, it costs...Show More Summary

Preview of the Upcoming Term of the US Supreme Court

The Congressional Research Service in Washington has prepared a Preview of Select Cases for the upcoming term of the US Supreme Court: "The next Court term has the potential to be one of the most consequential in years.""A full discussion...Show More Summary

Law Library of Congress Interview With Adrienne Keys, Specialist in Legislative Information Systems Management

In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has posted an interview this week with Adrienne Keys, specialist in legislative information systems management within the Congressional Research ServiceShow More Summary

CRS Insight Report: 'Hurricane Harvey and Army Corps - Background for Flood Response and Recovery'

5 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Another timely (31 August 2017) Congressional Research Service Insight report on Hurricane Harvey: Hurricane Harvey and Army Corps: Background for Flood Response and Recovery. The authors are Nicole T. Carter, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy (ncarter@crs.loc.gov) and Charles V. Show More Summary

CRS Insight: 'Congressional Considerations Related to Hurricane Harvey'

5 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

As usual, the Congressional Research Service is on top of things with this 1 September 2017 Insight report, Congressional Considerations Related to Hurricane Harvey. Download CRS_Insight__Congress_Hurricane_Harvey_1Sept2017 The entire text is pasted below. The hot links are not preserved so dowlonad the PDF above or click here. Jared T. Brown, Coordinator,...

Congressional Research Service Report on Tolling Gains More Media Traction

This is a Subscribers-Only area. If you are a subscriber, please login. If not... Become a Subscriber Today » Please login below for access: Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Reset Password The post Congressional Research Service Report on Tolling Gains More Media Traction appeared first on Toll Roads News.

By the Book: Al Franken: By the Book

The author of “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate” has at least one Congressional Research Service report on his night stand. “But it’s under Carl Reiner’s book on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’”

The Poor Die Younger

Nito/Shutterstock I ncome and wealth don’t trickle down. Neither do health and longevity. Last week, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a report on the life expectancy of Americans, and what that means for Social Security. Show More Summary

The 'Better Way' House Tax Plan: An Economic Analysis

Jane G. Gravelle (Congressional Research Service), The “Better Way” House Tax Plan: An Economic Analysis (R44823) (Apr. 25, 2017): On June 24, 2016, House Speaker Paul Ryan released the Better Way Tax Reform Task Force Blueprint, which provides a revision of federal income taxes. For the individual income tax, the...

CRS Report: 'U.S. Climate Change Regulation and Litigation: Selected Legal Issues'

10 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Just noticed this Congressional Research Service report (3 April 2017) by Linda Tsang: U.S. Climate Change Regulation and Litigation: Selected Legal Issues. What else is new? Download CRS_Climate_Change_Reg_3April2017 Summary On March 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to encourage and promote energy development by modifying climate change policies....

CRS Updated Report: 'Water Infrastructure Financing - The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program'

10 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Just noticed this updated version of a Congressional Research Service report (5 April 2017) originally written by Claudia Copeland: Water Infrastructure Financing: The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program by Jonathan L. Ramseur and Mary Tiemann. Download CRS_WIFIA Summary In recent years, policymakers have considered several legislative options...

The 9 Steps for the Senate to ‘Go Nuclear’

USA Today: “It is a complicated process that only a parliamentarian could love, the subject of two detailed 2013 reports by the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, which helps members of Congress understand congressional procedures.”

REVEALED: Forcing Mexico to pay for Trump’s wall could actually send more migrants into US

last yearNews : The Raw Story

A Congressional Research Service report obtained by the Daily Beast shows that forcing Mexico to pay for President Donald Trump’s wall might result in pulling funding from programs that police the border on the other side. Trump claimed that if Mexico didn’t pay for his wall that he...

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