Intelligence Reform, and More from CRS
Congress has forbidden the Congressional Research Service to make its publications directly available to the public, so it is left to others to do so. New CRS reports obtained by Secrecy News include the following (all pdf).
“Intelligence Reform After Five Years: The Role of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI),” June 22, 2010.
“Questioning Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Legal or Constitutional Issues: A Recurring Issue,” June 23, 2010.
“The ‘Volcker Rule’: Proposals to Limit ‘Speculative’ Proprietary Trading by Banks,” June 22, 2010.
“The Nunn-McCurdy Act: Background, Analysis, and Issues for Congress,” June 21, 2010.
“Environmental Considerations in Federal Procurement: An Overview of the Legal Authorities and Their Implementation,” June 21, 2010.
“EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases: Congressional Responses and Options,” June 8, 2010.
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