Recent CRS Reports – April 2021

“Federal Regional Commissions and Authorities: Structural Features and Function,” CRS Report R45997, April 29, 2021 (59-page PDF) “Earmark Disclosure Rules in the Senate: Member and Committee Requirements,” CRS Report RS22867, April 28, 2021 (11-page PDF) “Apportionment and Redistricting Following the 2020 Census,” CRS Insight IN11360, April 27, 2021 (6-page PDF) “Jones v. Mississippi, the Eighth … Read more

President of the United States / State of the Union (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms President of the United States / State of the Union  

Joint Session / Joint Meeting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Joint Session / Joint Meeting Joint Session: When the House and Senate meet together to conduct formal business or to hear an address by the president of the United States. A formal meeting that occurs when both houses adopt a concurrent resolution. A joint session, … Read more

Sergeant at Arms (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Sergeant at Arms Byers set to wrestle world’s best Greco-Roman heavyweights House: As an elected officer of the House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms is the chief law enforcement and protocol officer of the House of Representatives, and is responsible for maintaining order in … Read more