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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 weeks 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 weeks 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,...

Committee to hear from founder of firm tied to Trump dossier

The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump is set to speak behind closed doors to congressional investigators. Glenn … Click to Continue ...

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.

Longtime Michigan. Rep. Vern Ehlers dies at 83

(AP) — Vern Ehlers, a research physicist who served 17 years representing a western Michigan congressional district, has died. Ehlers, a Republican, decided against seeking re-election in 2010.

Longtime Michigan. Rep. Vern Ehlers dies at 83

Vern Ehlers, a research physicist who served 17 years representing a western Michigan congressional district, has died. He was 83. Melissa Morrison, funeral director at Zaagman Memorial Chapel, said Wednesday … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Firm tied to Trump dossier provides records

A research firm tied to a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump is turning over thousands of pages of documents to a congressional committee. The firm hired a British intelligence officer who compiled a dossier of allegations involving Trump and his ties to Russia. Donald Trump Jr. Show More Summary

Why Is One Of America's Top Cancer Researchers Running For Congress? Meet Jason Westin

; The DCCC hasn't seriously contested Texas' 7th congressional district since 1966 when George H.W. Bush beat ultra-conservative Harris Co. District Attorney Frank Briscoe (D) to become the first-ever Republican to represent Houston....Show More Summary

Outside Research Organizations Can’t Replace CBO’s Budget Team

The House Freedom Caucus wants to eliminate the Budget Analysis Division at the Congressional Budget Office and rely on outside research organizations, including the Urban...

Republicans in House push for Congressional Budget Office cuts

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Conservative Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to add an amendment this week to spending legislation that would slash the number of staff at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The budget research office, known as the CBO, has drawn recent Republican criticism,...

Mental Health, Drug Approval, and Biomedical Research in the 21st Century

A few weeks before the end of 2016, which was also a few weeks before the end of a congressional session and the end of President Barack Obama’s time in office, the 21st Century Cures Act became law. It had been passed with overwhelming support in the House of Representatives and the Senate and it […]

CBS: ‘Blood’ of ‘Innocent People’ on GOP Hands After Medicaid 'Cuts'

As the Media Research Center reported earlier this week, the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) continued to spread the fake news that Senate Republicans were cutting Medicaid despite the Congressional Budget Office’s report the proved otherwise. Show More Summary

US Senate Republican bill would slash Medicaid by 2036, complicating talks

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate proposal to replace Obamacare would cut spending on government Medicaid for the poor by 35 percent come 2036, a non-partisan congressional research office said on Thursday, further complicating Republican efforts to forge a deal. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

House panel poised to order that congressional research reports be made public

This is the farthest CRS transparency efforts have advanced after a long push to make the agency's reports more directly accessible to the public.

Democratic-Party-Aligned Firm Behind Debunked "Russia Dossier" Stonewalls Senate Investigators

A Democratic Party-aligned opposition research firm is stonewalling Congressional investigators who are trying to ascertain exactly who financed the now-debunked “Russia dossier” – remember? The one that claimed germaphobe Trump enjoyed...Show More Summary

"A secretive Washington firm that commissioned the dubious intelligence dossier on Donald Trump is stonewalling congressional investigators trying to learn more about its connections to the Democratic Party."

The NY Post reports.Fusion GPS describes itself as a “research and strategic intelligence firm” founded by “three former Wall Street Journal investigative reporters.” But congressional sources says it’s actually an opposition-research group for Democrats, and the founders, who are more political activists than journalists, have a pro-Hillary, anti-Trump agenda....

Pro-Life Congressional Bill Urges NIH to Stop Killing Human Beings in Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Republican Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) today joined with Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) to introduce a bipartisan bill to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to prioritize life-affirming stem cell research with near-term benefits for human patients and to refrain from creating or destroying human […]

Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

A security researcher disclosed a gaping security hole at the outfit that manages Georgia's election technology, days before the state holds a closely watched congressional runoff vote on June 20. … Click to Continue »

ARPA-E making progress toward achieving mission, says new assessment

(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is making progress toward achieving its statutory mission and goals, says a new congressionally mandated report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Show More Summary

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