New items – December 2009

Afghanistan

U.S. Naval War College.  The War in Afghanistan: A Legal Analysis. (International Law Studies, v. 85).  D 208:207:85 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Assessment of U.S. Strategy and Operations in Afghanistan and the Way Ahead.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/108

Aviation Industry

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Aviation Security: Are We Really Protected?, part I and A Frontline Perspective on the Need for Enhanced Human Resources and Equipment, part II.  Y 4.H 75:110-77 

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastucture.  US Airways Flight 1549 Accident.  Y 4.T 68/2:111-10

Bush (43rd) Administration

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Revelations by Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-185 

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Challenges and Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate Change.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 111-80 

Demographic Studies

U.S. Census Bureau.  Population Dynamics of the Great Plains: 1950 to 2007
C 3.186:P-25/1137 

Disaster Relief

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Lessons Learned: Ensuring the Delivery of Donated Goods to Survivors of Catastrophes.    Y 4.H 75:110-134 

Diving

Smithsonian Institution.  The Future of Diving: 100 Years of Haldane and Beyond.  (Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge)  SI 1.2:D 64 

Economic Crisis, 2007-

House Committee on Financial Services.  The Role of Neighborworks and Housing Counseling Intermediaries in Preventing Foreclosures.    Y 4.F 49/20:111-30 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Helping Families Save Their Homes: The Role of Bankruptcy Law.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-871

Economic Recovery

Congressional Oversight Panel.  Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner.
Y 3.2:C 76/3/G 27 

Congressional Oversight Panel.  The Impact of Economic Recovery Efforts on Corporate and Commercial Real Estate Lending.    Y 3.2:C 76/3/R 22

Congressional Oversight Panel.  The Continued Risk of Troubled Assets (August Oversight Report)  Y 3.2:C 76/3/T 75/3

Joint Economic Committee.  How Are High Food Prices Impacting American Families?  Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-863 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Preventing Stimulus Waste and Fraud: Who Are the Watchdogs?  Y 4.G 74/7:111-7 

Energy and Energy Policy

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Energy Security: Historical Perspectives and Modern Challenges.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 111-78 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Way Forward with Fusion Centers: Challenges and Strategies for Change.  Y 4.H 75:110-73

Environment and Environmental Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Strengths and Weaknesses of Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Using Existing Clean Air Act Authorities
Y 4.C 73/8:110-105 

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  Comprehensive Watershed Management and Planning.  Y 4.T 68/2:110-146

Financial Services Industry

House Committee on Agriculture.  Hearing to Review the Role of Credit Derivatives in the U.S. Economy.  Y 4.AG 8/1:110-49

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  Pulling Back the TARP: Oversight of the Financial Rescue Program.    Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 111-40 

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  Modernizing Consumer Protection in the Financial Regulatory System: Strengthening Credit Card Protections.   Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 111-48

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  American International Group: Examining What Went Wrong, Government Intervention, and Implications for Future Regulation.   Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 111-69

House Committee on Financial Services.  The Effect of the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy on State and Local Governments.   Y 4.F 49/20:111-26

House Committee on Financial Services.  How Should the Federal Government Oversee Insurance?  Y 4.F 49/20:111-32

House Committee on Financial Services.  Approaches to Improving Credit Rating Agency Regulation.  Y 4.F 49/20:111-33

House Committee on Oversigfht and Government Reform.  The Collapse and Federal Rescue of AIG and What It Means for the U.S. Economy.   Y 4.G 74/7:111-10

Foreign and International Relations

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Strengthening the Transatlantic Alliance: An Overview of the Obama Administration’s Policies in Europe.  Y 4.F 76/1:111-20 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The July Summit and Beyond: Prospects for U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Reductions.  Y 4.F 76/1:111-21

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America: Soft Power and the Free Flow of Information.    Y 4.F 76/1:111-24

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Prospects for Engagement with Russia
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 111-71

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Milestone or Millstone: Setting the Bar to Promote Democratic Change in Zimbabwe.   Y 4.F 76/2:S.Prt. 111-27 

Healthcare and Healthcare Policy

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Health Care Reform in an Aging America 
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 111-64 

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  The Way Forward: An Update From the Alzheimer’s Study Group.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 111-75

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.  Promotng Health, Preventing Chronic Disease, and Fighting Hunger: Assessment of USDA Food Assistance and Child Nutrition Programs in the Economic Downturn.  Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 110-866

Joint Economic Committee. Small Market Drugs, Big Price Tags: Are Drug Companies Exploiting People With Rare Disease?   Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-797

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on the Projected Physician Shortage and How Health Care Reforms Can Address the Problem
Y 4.SM 1:111-034

Homeland Security

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Six Years Later (Part III): Innovative Approaches to Combating Terrorists.   Y 4.G 74/7:110-183 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Assessing and Addressing the Threat: Defining the Role of a National Commission on the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism.  Y 4.H 75:110-48 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  US-Visit Exit: Closing Gaps in Our Security.   Y 4.H 75:110-54 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: Perspectives of a Community on the U.S.-Canada Border.  Y 4.H 75:110-58 

House Committee on Homeland Security. Chemical Security-A Rising Concern for America: Examination of the Departments of Chemical Security Regulations and Its Effect on the Public and Private Sector.    Y 4.H 75:110-60

House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Challenge of Aligning Programs, Personnel, and Resources to Achieve Border Security.   Y 4.H 75:110-129

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Examining the Training of First Responders in Rural Communities.  Y 4.H 75:110-130

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Emerging Biological Threats and Public Health Preparedness: Getting beyond Getting Ready.    Y 4.H 75:110-131

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Continuity of Congress in the Wake of a Catastrophic Attack.  Y 4.J 89/1:111-17

Hurricanes

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  Tropical Cyclones of the Noth Atlantic Ocean 1851-2006 (includes 2007 & 2008 Track Maps).  
C 55.287/58:T 75/1851-2006

Internet and Cyber-Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Private Sector Information Sharing: What Is It, Who Does It, and What’s Working at DHS?   Y 4.H 75:110-62 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Cyber Threat to Control Systems: Stronger Regulations are Necessary to Secure the Electric Grid.   Y 4.H 75:110-78 

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Cybersecurity Recommendations for the Next Administration.  Y 4.H 75:110-138

Iran

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Iran: Reality, Options and Consequences. part 3, Regional and Global Consequences of U.S. Military Action in Iran.   Y 4.G 74/7:110-182 

Iraq

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  The Return and Resettlement of Displaced Iraqis.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 111-83 

Labor

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The H-2B Guestworker Program and Improving the Department of Labor’s Enforcement of the the Rights of Guestworkers.  Y 4.G 74/7:111-8 

Military Affairs

House Committee on Armed Services.  Budget Request on the Future of the Military Healthcare System.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/131

House Committee on Armed Services.  Considerations for An American Grand Strategy (parts I and II).  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/172 and 176

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Africom: Rationales, Roles and Progress on the Eve of Operations-part 2   Y 4.G 74/7:110-186

Tobacco

House Committee on Agriculture.  Hearing to Review Tobacco Production in the United States.  Y 4.AG 8/1:111-4

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Charting the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Progress on Meetng the Mental Health Needs of Our Veterans: Discussion of Funding, Mental Health Strategic Plan, and The Uniform Mental Health Services Handbook.  Y 4.V 64/3:111-17

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