New Congressional Research Service reports obtained by Secrecy News that have not been made readily available to the public include the following (all pdf):
“Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress,” March 30, 2010.
“Deforestation and Climate Change,” March 24, 2010.
“GAO Bid Protests: An Overview of Timeframes and Procedures,” March 15, 2010.
“GAO Bid Protests: Trends, Analysis, and Options for Congress,” February 11, 2009.
“Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive,” April 1, 2010.
A bill on government transparency that was introduced by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) last week would finally make all non-confidential CRS reports publicly available online. There must have been a dozen such proposals that have been introduced in Congress over the last 15 years without effect, and it is not clear whether the latest iteration will fare any better.