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
FAS experts believe government shutdowns are science shutdowns: costly and ineffective standoffs that stifle scientific pursuits and do harm.
We always knew that healthy children do better in school. Now we have rigorous empirical research to back it up.
Truly open science requires that the public is not only able to access the products of research, but the knowledge embedded within.
Over the last year we’ve devoted considerable effort to understanding wildfire in the context of U.S. federal policy. Here’s what we learned.