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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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Fiscal Year / Prior Year (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Fiscal Year / Prior Year (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Fiscal Year photo credit: MBoy68 Fiscal Year: Any yearly accounting period, regardless of its relationship to a calendar year. The federal government’s annual accounting period. Financial operations of the government are carried out in a 12-month accounting year, beginning on October 1 and ending on […]

Impoundments (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Impoundments (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Impoundments photo credit: oddsock Any action taken by the executive branch that delays or precludes the obligation or expenditure of budget authority appropriated by Congress. The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 was enacted after frequent use of impoundments by President Richard Nixon. […]