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Recent CRS Reports, Mid-September 2013

Recent CRS Reports, Mid-September 2013

Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Background and Policy Issues, CRS Report R42834, September 12, 2013 (32-page PDF) Securing U.S. Diplomatic Facilities and Personnel Abroad: Legislative and Executive Branch Initiatives, CRS Report R43195, September 12, 2013 (27-page PDF) Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress, CRS Report R41744, […]

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Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Federal Programs Available to Unemployed Workers, CRS Report RL34251, January 9, 2013 (21-page PDF) Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview, CRS Report R42482, January 31, 2013 (17-page PDF) The Increase in Unemployment Since 2007: Is It Cyclical or Structural?, CRS Report R41785, January 24, 2013 (24-page PDF) Water Resource Issues in […]

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At-large Representative (CongressionalGlossary.com)

At-large Representative (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms At-large Representative An at-large representative is a member of the House whose congressional district is their entire state. Under the Constitution, seats in the House of Representatives are apportioned among the states. They are reapportioned every ten years following the decennial census. Every state is […]

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Apportionment photo credit: Joshua Rappeneker Budget Process: The action by which the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) distributes amounts available for obligation, including budgetary reserves established pursuant to law, in an appropriation or fund account. An apportionment divides amounts available for obligation by specific […]