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Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Recent CRS Reports – March 2013

Social Networking and Constituent Communications: Members’ Use of Twitter and Facebook During a Two-Month Period in the 112th Congress, CRS Report R43018, March 22, 2013 (20-page PDF) Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Technology Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs, CRS Report R42566, January 10, 2013 (47-page PDF) Receipt of Unemployment Insurance by Higher-Income Unemployed Workers […]

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Entitlement Authority / Entitlement Program (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Entitlement Authority / Entitlement Program (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Entitlement Authority photo credit: anarchosyn A provision of law that requires payments to any person, business, or unit of government that meets the eligibility requirements established by such law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the federal government, and eligible recipients have […]

Federal Financial Support for State and Local Governments

Federal Financial Support for State and Local Governments

Federal assistance provided to states, local governments and Indian tribes can take the form of grants, loans, loan guarantees and tax subsidies. Such assistance is intended to provide these entities with the ability to address national objectives. photo credit: CountyLemonade One of the most common forms of financial support provided to states and localities is […]