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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U. S. Climate Change Policy in the 1980s

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,History,Treaties

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB536-Reagan-Bush-Recognized-Need-for-US-Leadership-on-Climate-Change-in-1980s/

A collection of 11 documents, obtained through FOIA requests, which reveal the concerns of members of the Reagan and H.W. Bush administrations about the threat posed by climate change and the need to support the Montreal Protocol. From the National Security Archive

 

The Federal Role in the Financing of Multifamily Rental Properties

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Housing/Homelessness

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/51006-Multifamily_Housing.pdf

Examines the pros and cons of federal support for the multifamily mortgage market, the costs and risks to the government, and options for changing the federal role. From the Congressional Budget Office

 

How CBO Estimates the Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Labor Market

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/workingpaper/51065-ACA_Labor_Market_Effects_WP.pdf

Estimates that the U.S. labor force will be about 2 millionfull-time-equivalent workers smaller in 2025 under the Affordable Care Act than it would have been otherwise, primarily due to the phasing out of health insurance subsidies as people’s income rises. From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Student Success Act (S.1177)

Categories: Congress,Education,Federal State Relations,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1177

Text, legislative actions, and other materials related to the passage of the Student Success Act, which replaces the No Child Left Behind Act in defining the federal role in supporting public education in the states. From Congress.gov

 

Report on the Inquiry into the Department of Defense’s May 2014 Transfer to Qatar of Five Law-of-War Detainees in Connection with the Recovery of a Captive U.S. Soldier

Categories: Afghanistan,Congress,Defense/Military,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

http://armedservices.house.gov/index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=A94B3614-F4C4-45B0-B9B8-F9FE62857969

Alleges that the transfer of five Guantanamo Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was illegal in that the department failed to notify Congress before the exchange was made. From the House Armed Services Committee