New items – April 2010

Afghanistan

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The Afghan Elections: Who Lost What?
Y 4.F 76/1:111-61

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Afghanistan Policy at the Crossroads.
Y 4.F 76/1:111-54

Senate Committee on Armed Services. United States Policy Toward Afghanistan and Pakistan. Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG.111-216.

Africa

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. U.S. Assistance to Africa: A Call for Foreign Aid Reform. Y 4.F 76/1:111-55.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. AFRICOM: Rationales, Roles, and Progress on the Eve of Operations. Y 4.G 74/7:110-204

Armed Services

Senate Committee on Armed Services. Hearing to Examine the Implementation of Wounded Warrior Policies and Programs. Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG.111-217

Senate Committee on Armed Services. The Report of the Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States. Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG.111-218

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Sexual Assault in the Military Part Three: Context and Causes. Y 4.G 74/7:111-22

House Committee on Armed Services. Status of the Future Combat Systems Program.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2009-2010/35

Automobile Industry

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. The State of the Domestic Automobile Industry: Impact of Federal Assistance. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-227

Aviation Industry and Air Safety

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration’s Call to Action on Airline Safety and Pilot Training. Y 4.T 68/2:111-62

Budget/Economy

Office of Management and Budget. Budget of the U.S. Government. PREX 2.8:2011

Joint Committee on Taxation. Description of Revenue Provisions Contained in the President’s Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal. Part One: Individual Income Tax and Estate and Gift Tax Provisions. Part Two: Business Tax Provisions.
Y 4.T 19/4:P 92/3/PT.1-2

United States President. Economic Report of the President. Y 1.1/7:111-81

Burma

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. U.S. Policy Toward Burma. Y 4.F 76/1:111-59

Census

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Census Data and its Use in Federal Formula Funding. Y 4.G 74/7:111-23.

China

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  U.S. Economic Relations with China: Strategies and Options on Exchange Rates and market Access.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 110-916

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Climate Change Legislation.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG.111-253.

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Impacts of Climate Change to National Parks. Y 4.EN 2:S. HRG.111-239

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Climate Change and Global Security: Challenges, Threats and Diplomatic Opportunities. Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.111-207

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. U.N. Climate Change Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2009. Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT.111-39

Darfur

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Combating Genocide in Darfur: The  Role of Divestment and Other Policy Tools. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.110-933

Debate Topic

Congressional Research Service. Resolved: The United States Federal Government Should Substantially Increase Social Services for Persons Living in Poverty in the United States. Y 1.1/3:111-10

Economic Crisis and Recovery

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Regulation and Resolving Institutions Considered “Too Big to Fail.” Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-179

 Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. The Administration’s Proposal to Modernize the Financial Regulatory System. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-228

House Committee on Financial Services. Regulatory Restructuring: Safeguarding Consumer Protection and the Role of the Federal Reserve. Y 4.F 49/20:111-60 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Need for Increased Fraud Enforcement in the Wake of the Economic Downturn.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 111-191 

House Committee on Small Business. Full Committee Hearing on the Impact of Financial Regulatory Restructuring on Small Businesses and Community Lenders.
Y 4.SM 1:111-046

Education

House Committee on Armed Services. Department of Defense’s Work with States, Universities, and Students to Transform the Nation’s Foreign Language Capacity.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/175

House Committee on Education and Labor. The Obama Administration’s Education Agenda. Y 4.ED 8/1:111-23 

House Committee on Education and Labor. High School/College Dual Enrollment Programs. Y 4.ED 8/1:111-31

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers for All Children.  Y 4.ED 8/1:111-33

Elections

House Committee on House Administration. Examining Uniformity in Election Standards. Y 4.H 81/3:EL 2/45

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Modernizing the Election Registration Process. Y 4.H 81/3:EL 2/46

Environment and Natural Resources

House Committee on Science and Technology. ATSDR: Problems in the Past, Potential for the Future? Y 4.SCI 2:111-10

National Park Service. Cultural Landscape Report for the United States Armory and Potomac Riverfront. I 29.86/4:UN 3

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Environment Restoration Program at Spring Valley. Y 4.G 74/7:111-20

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Greenhouse Gas Trading Program. Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG.111-222

House Committee on Science and Technology. Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time. Y 4.SCI 2:111-54.

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. Marine Algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. SI 1.29:94

Senate Committee on Appropriations. Strategic Importance of the Arctic in U.S. Policy. Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG.111-259

Financial Industry

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  A Global View: Examining Cross-Border Exchange Mergers.  Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.110-925

Foreign Relations

House Committee on Foreign Relations. Copenhagen and Beyond: Is There a Successor to the Kyoto Protocol? Y 4.F 76/1:111-62

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. War Powers in the 21st Century.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.111-255

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Following the Money in Yemen and Lebanon: Maximizing the Effectiveness of U.S. Security Assistance and International Financial Institution Lending. Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT.111-38

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Multilateralism in the Americas: Let’s Start by Fixing the OAS. Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT.111-42

Georgia

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Georgia: One Year After the August War.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.111-221

Green Technology/Sustainable Living

Environmental Protection Agency.  Sowing the Seeds for Healthy Waterways: How Your Gardening Choices Have a Positive Impact in Your Watershed. (CD) 
EP 1.104:G 16/CD

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Greener Communities, Greater Opportunities: New Ideas for Sustainable Development and Economic Growth. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-235 

House Committee on Science and Technology. Effectively Transforming our Electric Delivery System to a Smart Grid. Y 4.SCI 2:111-46

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Detainees

House Committee on Armed Services.  Implications of the Supreme Court’s Boumediene Decision for Detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Non-Governmental Perspective.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/166

Health and Healthcare Policy

Office of the Surgeon General. Textbooks of Military Medicine: Care of the Combat Amputee. D 104.35:AM 7.

Public Health Service.  Vaccination: A History of Vaccines (CD-ROM). 
HE 20.30:V 13/CD

National Aeronautics Space Administration. Human Health and Performance Risks o f Space Exploration Missions. NAS 1.21:2009-3405

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Examining Innovative Practices to Improve Child Nutrition. Y 4.ED 8/1:111-35

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Global Health Emergencies Hit Home: The “Swine Flu” Outbreak. Y 4.F 76/1:111-56

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Childhood Obesity: The Declining Health of America’s Next Generation.  Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG.110-447/PT.1 and Pt.2

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century. Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG.110-984

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Emergence of the Superbug: Antimicrobial Resistance in the United States. Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG.110-989

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on the Challenges of the 2009-H1N1 Influenza and it’s Potential Impact on Small Businesses and Healthcare Providers.  Y4.SM 1:111-044

Iraq

House Committee on Armed Services. The Comptroller General’s Progress Report on Iraq. Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/162

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Iraq: Report from the Field.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.111-220

Law Enforcement

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Helping State and Local Law Enforcement.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.111-225

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Metal Theft: Public Hazard, Law Enforcement Challenge. Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.111-238

Mass Communications

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Marketing, Education, or Deception? Y 4.C 73/8:110-114

House Committee on the Judiciary. A New Age for Newspapers: Diversity of Voices, Competition and the Internet. Y 4.J 89/1:111-38

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Ensuring Television Carriage in the Digital Age.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.111-193

Mortgage/Foreclosure

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Ending Mortgage Abuse: Safeguarding Homebuyers. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.110-920

House Committee on the Judiciary. Role of the Lending Industry in the Home Foreclosure Crisis. Y 4.J 89/1:111-50

Naturalization

U.s Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn about the United States: Quick Civics Lessons for the Naturalization Test. HS 8.2:L 47/2

Nuclear Industry

House Committee on the Budget.  Budgeting for Nuclear Waste Management.
Y 4.B 85/3:111-4

Security

Senate Committee on Armed Services. Current and Future Worldwide Threats to the National Security of the United States. Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG.111-254

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Allegations of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Security Contracts at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG.111-251

SHouse Committee on the Judiciary. USA Patriot Act. Y 4.J 89/1:111-35

enate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting National Security and Civil Liberties: Strategies for Terrorism Information Sharing. Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.111-211

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Risk-Based Security in Federal Buildings: Targeting Funds to Real Risks and Eliminating Unnecessary Security Obstacles. Y 4.T 68/2:111-61

House Committee on the Judiciary. USA Patriot Act. Y 4.J 89/1:111-35

Somalia

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Somalia: Prospects for Lasting Peace and a Unified Response to Extremism and Terrorism. Y 4.F 76/1:111-58

Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. Al Qaeda in Yemen and Somalia: A Ticking Time Bomb. Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT.111-40

TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program)

Congressional Oversight Panel. Taking Stock: What has the Troubled Asset Relief Program Achieved? Y 3.2:C 76/3/T 13

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Oversight of the Troubled Assets Relief Program. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-208

Tax Policy

Senate Committee on Finance. Oversight of Government Tax Policy in Farm Country.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG.110-964

Technology

House Committee on Agriculture. Hearing to Review Rural Broadband Programs Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Y 4.AG 8/1:111-37

House Committee on Homeland Security. Enhancing and Implementing the Cybersecurity Elements of the Sector-specific Plans. Y 4.H 75:110-82

Transportation

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. A Fresh Start for New Starts. Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.111-210 (Transportation funding)

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Recovery Act: 160-Day  Progress Report for Transportation and Infrastructure Programs. Y 4.T 68/2:111-56

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Meeting the Needs of Family Caregivers of Veterans. Y 4.V 64/3:111-26

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Assessing Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services and the Future of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Health Infrastructure. Y 4.V 64/3:111-27

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Endoscopy Procedures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: What Happened, What has Changed? Y 4.V 64/3:111-28

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Addressing the Backlog: Can the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Manage One Million Claims? Y 4.V 64/3:111-30

Workers’ Rights

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Plant Closing, Workers’ Rights, and the Warn Act’s 20th Anniversary. Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG.110-945

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Dangerous Dust: Is OSHA Doing Enough to Protect Workers? Y 4. L 11/4:S.HRG.110-963

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