New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service obtained by Secrecy News that have not been made readily available to the public include the following.
North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues, February 12, 2013
Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues, February 13, 2013
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments, February 12, 2013
Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: Perspectives and Contemporary Developments, February 13, 2013
Child Well-Being and Noncustodial Fathers, February 12, 2013
U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, February 11, 2013
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.