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Report on Russian Active Measures: Minority Views

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Presidency,Russia,Spying/Intelligence

Democratic membership response to the views of the Republican majority in the report on Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  From the House Committee on Intelligence.


Report on Russian Active Measures

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Presidency,Russia,Spying/Intelligence

Heavily redacted report of the Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee, which finds no wrongdoing by the Trump Administration but accuses the FBI and Intelligence Community of tradecraft failures in regard to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.  From the House Committee on Intelligence


NEREC Standards for Bulk Power Physical Security: Is the Grid More Secure?

Categories: Congress,Energy,Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations

Describes steps taken to provide greater security for U.S. power grids by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Energy Department, and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) since 2015.  Also describes continuing areas of policy concern.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists



Congressional Pictorial Directory, 115th Congress

Categories: Congress

Provides information about members of the House and Senate in the 115th Congress including length of service, party affiliation, congressional district, and a color photograph.  From GovInfo

(Congress     govt personnel)

HR 5305: FDLP Modernization Act of 2018

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

Legislation introduced to streamline program requirements, ensure the availability of no-fee public access to government information, reform the Federal Depository Library Program, and other purposes.  From GovInfo


Border Security: Analysis of Vulnerabilities Identified by Frontline Agents

Categories: Congress,Govt Personnel,Homeland Security,Science/Technology

Committee staff report analyzing information collected from frontline Customs and Border Protection agents on southwest border vulnerabilities and how to correct them.  Calls for better technology, more personnel, and improved equipment as highest priorities rather than a border wall.  From the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee minority staff.


Lobbying Registrations

Categories: Congress,Lobbying

Provides data and information on lobbying and lobbyists from House and Senate registration records.  Search by lobbyist, lobbying firm, client, or issue.  Covers 79 issue categories.  From ProPublica


Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,History

Now contains a digitized version of the Congressional Record from the first issue in 1873 through to 1998.  From the Government Publishing Office’s GovInfo


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