New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that have not been made publicly available online include the following.
Zika Response Funding: Request and Congressional Action, May 20, 2016
Pay Equity: Legislative and Legal Developments, May 20, 2016
Treasury Issues White Paper on Fintech and Marketplace Lending, CRS Insight, May 20, 2016
United States Lifts Remaining Restrictions on Arms Sales to Vietnam, CRS Insight, May 23, 2016
Honduras: Background and U.S. Relations, May 23, 2016
A Resurgence of Unaccompanied Alien Children?, CRS Insight, May 20, 2016
Detonating a nuclear weapon in space would not only damage U.S. assets but those of all countries, including Russia. It would set back the use of space for multiple purposes – peaceful and otherwise – by decades.
These policy proposals will simplify the affordable housing qualification process for all federal housing programs, primarily focusing on PBV and LIHTC, to move eligible households into vacant units more quickly.
A uniform software tool for inputting building permit data would make the U.S. Census Bureau’s Building Permit Survey (BPS) more reliable, and it would also facilitate more fine-grained geographical analysis of new housing development.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) should prioritize funding water projects for local governments that would expand the production of new housing in their service areas if given the water resources to do so.