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Stephen Daggett, Defense Spending, and More from CRS

We note with sadness the death last week of Congressional Research Service analyst Stephen Daggett, who tutored generations of Members and congressional staff in the intricacies of U.S. military spending.  Although I did not know him personally, I read his work and learned from him for many years.  Our condolences to his family and his CRS colleagues.

A new report co-authored by Mr. Daggett, presumably his final contribution, is FY2013 Defense Budget Request: Overview and Context, April 20, 2012

Other new and updated CRS reports that Congress has not made available to the public include the following.

Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress, April 20, 2012

Reexamination of Agency Reporting Requirements: Annual Process Under the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA), April 18, 2012

Iraq: Politics, Governance, and Human Rights, April 19, 2012

Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate, April 18, 2012

Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress, April 18, 2012

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