“In 2011, 46.2 million people were counted as poor in the United States, the same number as in 2010 and the largest number of persons counted as poor in the measure’s 53-year recorded history,” according to a timely new report from the Congressional Research Service. See Poverty in the United States: 2011, September 13, 2012.
Other new and newly updated CRS reports that have not been made publicly available include the following.
Intelligence Authorization Legislation: Status and Challenges, updated September 18, 2012
Latin America and the Caribbean: Fact Sheet on Leaders and Elections, updated September 17, 2012
Carbon Tax: Deficit Reduction and Other Considerations, September 17, 2012
Energy Tax Incentives: Measuring Value Across Different Types of Energy Resources, updated September 18, 2012
Congressional Responses to Selected Work Stoppages in Professional Sports, updated September 17, 2012