Government Information – New Items – February 2009

Children

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Child Survival: The Unfinished Agenda to Reduce Global Child Mortality.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-219 

Congress – History

House Committee on Administration.  Black Americans in Congress 1870-2007
Y 1.1/7:108-224 

Consumer Protection

Federal Trade Commission.  Consumer Credit Brief Case.  FT 1.34:C 86/CD

House Committee on Financial Services.  Problem Credit Card Practices Affecting Students.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-125 

Criminal Justice

House Committee on the Judiciary. Promoting Inmate Rehabilitation and Successful Release Planning.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-126 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  New Strategies for Combating Violent Crime: Drawing Lessons from Recent Experience.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-563 

Disaster Preparedness and Response

Federal Emergency Management Administration.  The National Dam Safety Program – Expert Video Series:
Dr. James K. Mitchell – Ground Improvement for Dam Safety – HS 5.120:D 18/5/DVD
Dr. I.M. Idriss – Behavior of Embankment Dams During Earthquakes. -
      HS 5.120:D 18/3/DVD
Dr. Don U. Deere – Dam Foundations – HS 5.120:D 18/4/DVD 

Federal Emergency Management Administration.  Earthquake Publications for -

Individuals and Homeowners – HS 5.120:EA 7/CD
Community Planners and Public Policy Makers – HS 5.120:EA 7/2/CD
Teachers and Kids – HS 5.120:EA 7/3/CD

Federal Emergency Management Administration. National Flood Mitigation Data Collection Tool and RLP Viewer.  HS 5.120:F 65/2/CD

Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seimic Hazards.   HS 5.120:SE 4/2005/CD

House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Homeland Security. (Jointly)  Examining the Roles and Responsibilities of HUD and FEMA in Responding to the Affordable Housing Needs of Gulf Coast States Following Emergencies and Natural Disasters.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-116 

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  The Military’s Role in Disaster Response: Progress Since Hurricane Katrina.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-549 

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneuship.  Oversight: Gulf Coast Disaster Loans and the Future of the Disaster Assistance Program. 
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-547

Domestic Violence

Office of the United States Attorney.  District of Columbia.  Understanding Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Victims and Professionals.  J 1.8/2:UN 2 

Economic Policy

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Foreclosure Aftermath: Preying on Senior Homeowners.  Y 4.AG 4:110-532 

House Committee on Financial Services.  Foreclosure Problems and Solutions: Federal, State, and Local Efforts to Address the Foreclosure Crisis in Ohio
Y 4.F 49/20:110-120 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: How to Help Families Save Their Homes.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-511

House Committee on Natural Resources.  The Economic Effects of the Recently Increased Minimum Wage.  Y 4.R 31/3:110-58

Energy, Environment, and Climate Change

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Demographic Baseline Report of U.S. Territories and Counties Adjacent to Coral Reef Habitats.  C 55.2:C 81/9 

 Department of Energy.  Wind Energy: Workshop in A Box.  E 6.2:W 72/CD

Senate Committee on Appropriations.  2007 Southern California Wildfires
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 110-262 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: State and Local Perspectives.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-20

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: Perspectives of Utility CEOs.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-22

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-26 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Environmental Education: Teaching Our Children to Preserve Our Future.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-87 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Climate Change in Coastal Regions.   Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-522 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Biofuels Impact on Food Prices.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-529

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Renewable Electricity.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-538

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Electricity Generation.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-570

Senate Committee on Finance.  Coal: A Clean Future.  Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-527

Senate Committee on Finance.  Advanced Technology Vehicles: The Road Ahead
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-537

House Committee on Financial Services.  H.R. 6078, The Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-119

House Committee on Financial Services.  Implications of a Weaker Dollar for Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-131

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Energy in the Americas.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-214

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  International Climate Change Negotiations: Restoring U.S. Leadership.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-523 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  EPA Approval of New Power Plants: Failure to Address Global Warming Pollutants.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-78

House Committee on Natural Resources.  The Danger of Deception: Do Endangered Species Have a Chance?  Y 4.R 31/3:110-72

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Opportunities and Challenges for Nuclear Power.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-94

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Water Supply Challenges for the 21st Century.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-102

Federal Government Employees

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  From Candidates to Change Makers: Recruiting and Hiring the Next Generation of Federal Employees.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S. HRG. 110-525 

Foreign and International Relations

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The Political Crisis in Kenya: A Call for Justice and Peaceful Resoultion.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-211

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Venezuela: Looking Ahead.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-212

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Central Asia: An Overview
Y 4.F 76/1:110-217 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  A New Beginning for the U.S.-South Korea Strategic Alliance.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-218

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Families Torn Apart: Human Rights and U.S. Restrictions on Cuban-American Travel.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-220

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Syria: Options and Implications for Lebanon and the Region.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-512

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Pakistan’s Future: Buildng Democracy or Fueling Extremism?  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-554 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  U.S. Foreign Assistance to Pakistan.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-564 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Strategic Assessment of U.S.-Russian Relations.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-565

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The Petroleum and Poverty Paradox: Assessing U.S. and International Community Efforts to Fight the Resource Curse.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 110-49

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Addressing Iran’s Nuclear Ambition
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-552 

Healthcare and Healthcare Policy

National Cancer Institute. Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects.  HE 20.3182:C 42/2/

Alopecia - Hair Loss (Alopecia)
Nausea – Nausea and Vomiting
Pain  

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Living Without Health Insurance: Why Every American Needs Coverage.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-34 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Assessing the Safety of Our Nation’s Drug Supply.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-43 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The Food and Drug Import Safety Act.
Y 4.C 73/8:110-68

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  The Healthy Families Act: Sagfeguarding Americans’ Livelihood. Families and Health with Paid Sick Days.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-296

Senate Committee on Samll Business and Entrepreneurship.  Affordable Healthcare: A Big Problem for Small Businesses.  Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-562

Homeland Security

House Committee on Armed Services.  National Security Implications of the Dubai Ports World Deal to Take Over Management of U.S. Ports. Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2005-2006/100 

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Six Years after Anthrax: Are We Better Prepared to Respond to Bioterorism? 
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-558 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Border Security Challenge: Recent Developments and Legislative Proposals.  Y 4.H 75:110-118 

Housing

House Committee on Financial Services.  Affordable Housing Preservation and Protection of Tenants.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-122 

Human Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  No Safe Haven: Accountability for Human Rights Violators in the United States.  Y 4.J 89/2:110-548 

Information Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The Electronic Records Preservation at the White House.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-80 

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  National Archives Oversight: Protecting our Nation’s History for Future Generations.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-542 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  H.R. 6193, The “Improving Public Access to Documents Act of 2008″  Y 4.H 75:110-121 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library Closures: Better Access for a Broader Audience?
Y 4.SCI 2:110-85

Intellectual Property

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Music Licensing Reform.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1021 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting Consumers by Protecting Intellectual Property.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-561

Iraq and Afghanistan

House Committee on Armed Services.  The Way Forward in Iraq
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/2 

House Committee on Armed Services.  A Third Way: Alternatives for Iraq’s Future (4 parts)  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/71,74,78,82 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Benefits and Medical Care for Federal and U.S. Contractor Employees Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/90 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq: The Crocker-Petraeus Report.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-490

Judiciary (US Courts) - Educational Materials

Administrative Office of United States Courts.  Open Doors to Federal Courts
JU 10.2:C 83/7/CD

Justice

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Law Enforcement Confidential Informant Practices.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-112 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Restoring the Rule of Law.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-584 

Justice – Department of, Politics

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Politicized Hiring at the Department of Justice.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-550 

Landowners – Preservation

Forest Service.  Preserving the Family Woods: Tools to Help Guide Transfer to the Next Generation of Landowners.  A 13.36/2:W 85

Marriage

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Preserving Traditional Marriage: A View from the States.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 108-926 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Crimes Associated with Polygamy: The Need for a Coordinated State and Federal Response.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-526 

Military Affairs and Policy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Through Winds of Change: A History of the Memphis District  D 103.2:W 57 

Naval War College.  International Law and Military Operations.
D 208.207:84 (International Law Studies volume 84) 

United States Marine Corps.  Quantico: Crossroads of the Marine Corps
D 214.13:Q 2/2008

United States Air Force.  The Air Force Office of Special Investigations 1948-2000.
D 301.2:IN 8/6

United States Air Force.  Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century.  D 301.6/5:C 73/6

United States Air Force.  Khobar Towers: Tragedy and Response.  D 301.82/7:K 82 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Incentives, Benefits, and Medical Care for Federal Civilian Employees Deployed to Combat Zones.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/95 

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The Final Report on the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves.  Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-535

Nanotechnology

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments of 2008.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-93 

Natural History

National Park Service.  “Where We Found a Whale” – A Histroy of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.  I 29.2:C 54/2 

Nuclear Weapons

House Committee on Armed Services. U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/73

Public Health

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Toxic Trailers: Have the Centers for Disease Control Failed to Protect Public Health?  Y 4.SCI 2:110-88

Taxes

Senate Committee on Finance.  Filing Your taxes: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.  Y 4.F 49:S. HRG. 110-513 

House Committee on Ways and Means.  The Internal Revenue Service’s Use of Private Debt Collection Companies to Collect Federal Income Taxes.  Y 4.W 36:110-43

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Armed Services.  Challenges and Obstacles Wounded and Injured Service Members Face During Recovery.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/29 

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Stopping Suicides: Mental Health Challenges within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-61 

Voting

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Older Voters: Opportunities and Challenges in the 2008 Elections.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-483 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting the Constitutional Right to Vote for All Americans.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.Hrg. 110-545

War

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Rape as a Weapon of War: Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-581

War on Terrorism

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Defeating Al_Qaeda’s Air Force: Pakistan’s F-16 Program in the Fight Against Terrorism.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-216

House Committee on Government Reform  Combating Terrorism: Lessons Learned from London.  Y 4.G 74/7:109-259

War Powers

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  War Powers for the 21st Century: The Executive Branch Perspective.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-168

Washington (District of Columbia)

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Equal Representation in Congress: Providing Voting Rights to the District of Columbia.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-575

Women – Business

Senate Committee on Small Business.  Expanding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs: The Future of Women’s Small Business Programs.
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-349 

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