Tag: Sovereign Debt

Recent CRS Reports, Late-October 2013

Recent CRS Reports, Late-October 2013

Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology, CRS Report R41837, October 22, 2013 (20-page PDF) Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report R42493, October 25, 2013 (33-page PDF) FY2014 Appropriations Lapse and the Department of Homeland Security: Impact and Legislation, CRS Report R43252, October 24, 2013 (26-page PDF) Army Corps of […]

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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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Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion (Congressional Glossary)

Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion (Congressional Glossary)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion One of the budgetary maneuvers used by Congress. Congress can shift scheduled payments for contracts, or even for federal employee salaries, by a few days in order to move expenditures from one fiscal year to another. For […]