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Daylight Saving Time, and More from CRS

03.10.16 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service this week include the following.

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau’s State Visit, March 2016, CRS Insight, March 7, 2016

Overview of FY2017 Appropriations for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS), March 7, 2016

First-Term Members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 64th-114th Congresses, March 7, 2016

The Precision Medicine Initiative, CRS Insight, March 8, 2016

Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resources, March 8, 2016

The Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak: State and Federal Response and Oversight, CRS Insight, March 9, 2016

EPA’s Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants: Frequently Asked Questions, updated March 9, 2016

Poland and Its Relations with the United States: In Brief, updated March 7, 2016

Iraq: Politics and Governance, updated March 9, 2016

Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated March 8, 2016

Navy Ohio Replacement (SSBN[X]) Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated March 8, 2016

Daylight Saving Time, March 9, 2016

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