New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has not made available to the public include the following.
Organized Retail Crime, December 11, 2012
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, December 17, 2012
Presidential Transition Act: Provisions and Funding, December 17, 2012
Despite the uphill battle the country is facing, Dr. Schlaerth feels optimistic about the future possibilities of industrial decarbonization.
A supply-side tax credit (STC) could offer a tax incentive to material suppliers and professional service consultants that provide goods or services to affordable housing projects.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Commerce, and Department of Transportation should jointly develop and manage a data resource—a Housing Production Dashboard—to track housing production within and across states.
Exempting affordable housing from volume caps would address the underlying issue and have the greatest impact in this housing emergency.