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

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'

3 weeks 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'

3 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'

3 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'

8 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'

8 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

10 months agoNews : 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...

CRS 1) Dakota Access Pipeline: Siting Controversy; 2) Keystone XL Pipeline Revival

10 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, these tw projects are once again lurking about. The Congressional Research Service is on top of things with these two brief reports. 1) Dakota Access Pipeline: Siting Controversy by Paul W. Parfomak (CRS Insight) Click on the above title to...

The United States’ Ground Combat Systems Could Soon Be Surpassed By The Russians And The Chinese

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

The U.S. Army’s ground combat systems could soon be surpassed by the technologies being developed by nations such as China and Russia, a report by a nonpartisan Congressional Research Service shows, Business Insider reports. There have been several cancelled billion-dollar plans to modernize the army’s ground combat systems over the last decade. Show More Summary

CRS Report: 'Clean Power Plan: Legal Background and Pending Litigation in West Virginia v. EPA'

10 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

A year ago I might have let this report pass without posting it. But given the impending change in government I felt otherwise. This Congressional Research Service (CRS) report, dated 10 January 2017, titled Clean Power Plan: Legal Background and Pending Litigation in West Virginia v. EPA, is authored by...

Congressional Research Service: Pentagon R&D Spending Declined over Last Decade

Mike Fabey Security, Will this hurt the U.S. Military's dominance on the battlefield?  There has been both positive and negative news for Pentagon IT and telecom services in recent contracting years, according to a recently releasedShow More Summary

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