Secrecy News

Electing the Speaker of the House, and More from CRS

Procedures for electing a new Speaker of the House of Representatives are outlined in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. See Electing the Speaker of the House of Representatives: Frequently Asked Questions, October 23, 2015.

Other new and updated CRS products include the following.

Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage: Implications for Religious Objections, October 23, 2015

Sentencing Reform: Comparison of Selected Proposals, October 26, 2015

Another Foreign Bank Claims FinCEN’s “Death Sentence” Requires Better Procedures, CRS Legal Sidebar, October 26, 2015

Federal Court Rules That Bureau of Land Management Likely Lacks Authority to Promulgate Fracking Rule, CRS Legal Sidebar, October 26, 2015

Argentina’s 2015 Presidential Election, CRS Insight, updated October 26, 2015

Bahrain: Reform, Security, and U.S. Policy, updated October 26, 2015

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations In Brief, October 23, 2015