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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the DOJ and FBI HPSCI Majority Staff Memo

Categories: Congress,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.scribd.com/document/370601083/Foreign-Intelligence-Surveillance-Act-Abuses-at-the-DOJ-and-FBI-HPSCI-Majority-Staff-Memo

Controversial memo prepared by the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee which accuses the Department of Justice and FBI of surveillance abuses.  From the White House, posted by SCRIBD

 

Senate Judiciary Committee Interview with Glenn Simpson, August 22, 2017

Categories: Congress,Great Britain,Presidency,Russia

https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?a=files.serve&File_id=3974A291-DDBE-4525-9ED1-22BAB43C05AE

Transcript of testimony of the British intelligence agent, compiler of the so-called Russia dossier, who warned the FBI that then-presidential candidate Donald Trump might be subject to blackmail from Russia.  The transcript was released by Senator Dianne Feinstein on 1/9/18.

From the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

 

Cost Estimate for the Conference Agreement on H.R. 1

Categories: Congress,Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/53415-hr1conferenceagreement.pdf

Presents findings of Congress’s budget score-keeper on the effects of the House-Senate conference committee agreement on the Tax Cut bill.  Finds the bill if passed as presented would raise the government’s deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next 10 years.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Final Report Summarizing Findings of the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act

Categories: Congress,Environment,Headlines,Natural Resources,Presidency,Property Rights,Recreation/Travel

https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/uploads/revised_final_report.pdf

Final report of the Secretary of the Interior which reviews the Antiquities Act of 1906 and the relative roles of the legislation and executive branch in declaring monuments.  Reviews and provides recommendations for all monuments designated from 1996 to the present.  From the Interior Department

 

Government Printing, Publications, and Digital Information Management: Issues and Challenges

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

https://www.everycrsreport.com/files/20171108_R45014_97e8039031e1587bfb3efaf88c009e30069cd7d6.pdf

Examines problems and questions involving the present and future of federal government information with attention to the Joint Committee on Printing, the Federal Depository Library Program, and the management of government information in the future.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by EveryCRS.com

 

Russia and 2016 Election Investigations

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.c-span.org/video/?436360-1/facebook-google-twitter-executives-testify-russias-influence-2016-election

Features executives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter at a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on the topic of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through manipulation of social media.  From C-Span

 

Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/crecb_gpo/_crecb

The digitized bound volumes now stretch back to 1891.  From GovInfo and the Government Publishing Office

 

Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,History,Laws/Regulations

https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/crecb/155_crecb

Adds the years 1911-1921 to the coverage online of the final or permanent edition of the Congressional Record.  From the GovInfo site of the Government Publishing Office

 

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