New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.
Sovereign Debt in Advanced Economies: Overview and Issues for Congress, October 28, 2013
Foreign Assistance: Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), October 28, 2013
Oil and Natural Gas Industry Tax Issues in the FY2014 Budget Proposal, October 30, 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.