A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines claims that the 12-nation free trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will (or will not) advance the strategic interests of the United States by enabling it to exert influence in economic as well as security domains. See The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications, February 3, 2016.
Other new and newly updated Congressional Research Service products that Congress has withheld from public distribution include the following.
The Obama Administration’s Feed the Future Initiative, January 29, 2016
Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress, February 3, 2016
Unaccompanied Alien Children–Legal Issues: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, updated January 27, 2016
Apprenticeship in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions, January 29, 2016
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Economic Analysis, February 1, 2016
Airport Privatization: Issues and Options for Congress, updated February 3, 2016
Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Frequently Asked Questions, February 2, 2016
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Size and Characteristics of the Cash Assistance Caseload, updated January 29, 2016
Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading, updated February 2, 2016
Iran’s Foreign Policy, updated January 29, 2016
Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations, updated January 27, 2016
Legislative Branch: FY2016 Appropriations, updated February 1, 2016
Body Armor for Law Enforcement Officers: In Brief, updated January 28, 2016
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.