Congressional Redistricting Law, & More from CRS
Former President Barack Obama “is gearing up to throw himself into the wonky and highly partisan issue of redistricting, with the goal of reversing the electoral declines Democrats experienced under his watch,” the Washington Post and other news outlets reported this week.
The legal framework governing redistricting is discussed in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. See Congressional Redistricting Law: Background and Recent Court Rulings, March 23, 2017.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Pipeline Security: Recent Attacks, CRS Insight, updated March 21, 2017
A Shift in the International Security Environment: Potential Implications for Defense–Issues for Congress, updated March 23, 2017
State and Local “Sanctuary” Policies Limiting Participation in Immigration Enforcement, March 23, 2017
Stafford Act Assistance and Acts of Terrorism, March 22, 2017
The Financial Action Task Force: An Overview, updated March 23, 2017
Issues with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, March 24, 2017
Commercial Truck Safety: Overview, March 21, 2017
Collective Bargaining and the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute: Selected Legal Issues, March 21, 2017
An Overview of Accreditation of Higher Education in the United States, updated March 23, 2017
Budget Actions in 2017, March 22, 2017
Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations, updated March 24, 2017
Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress, updated March 22, 2017
Navy Columbia Class (Ohio Replacement) Ballistic Missile Submarine (SSBN[X]) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated March 22, 2017
ARPA-I is the newest addition to a long line of successful ARPAs that continue to deliver breakthrough innovations across the defense, intelligence, energy, and health sectors.
Colorado is the 12th state to ban “ghost guns”. The use of unserialized firearms has grown 1000% since 2017.
The Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission called for input from diverse stakeholders and FAS, along with partners Conservation X Labs (CXL), COMPASS, and the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), answered the call. Recruiting participants from academia, the private sector, national labs, and other nonprofits, the Wildland Fire Policy Accelerator produced 24 ideas […]
Ecosystems aren’t just for biologists anymore. Here is how and why entrepreneurs and policymakers should look at innovation communities as ecosystems.