Category Archives: Current Events

U.S. regulation of Chinese stocks: Legal background and regulatory options


Brief:
U.S. Regulation of Chinese Stocks:
Legal Background and Regulatory Options
Jay B. Sykes,
Legislative Attorney

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Mail-In Voting 2020: Homeland Security Infrastructure Risk Assessment


Report:
Mail-In Voting in 2020 Infrastructure Risk Assessment
US Department of Homeland Security
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

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Venezuela: Political Crisis and U.S. Policy


Brief:
Venezuela: Political
Crisis and U.S. Policy
Clare Ribando Seelke, Specialist
Latin American Affairs

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Federal advisory committees are conducting closed hearings, withholding records, and concealing costs


Report:
FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEES: Actions Needed to Enhance
Decision-Making Transparency and Cost Data Accuracy
Michelle Sager,
Director, GAO Strategic Issues

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The Federal Reserve’s Revised Monetary Policy Strategy Statement


Brief:
The Federal Reserve’s Revised Monetary
Policy Strategy Statement
Marc Labonte,
Specialist in Macroeconomic Policy

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The Schedule I Status of Marijuana


Brief:
The Schedule I Status of Marijuana
Lisa N. Sacco,
Analyst in Illicit Drugs and Crime Policy

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Corrupting the College Board: China, Confucius Institutes & K-12 Education


Report:
Corrupting the College Board:
Confucius Institutes and K-12 Education
Rachelle Peterson, Senior Research Fellow
National Association of Scholars

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Immigration: Public charge


Brief:
Immigration: Public Charge
Abigail F. Kolker,
Analyst in Immigration Policy

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Protecting against rogue drones


Brief:
Protecting Against Rogue Drones
Bart Elias,
Specialist in Aviation Policy

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Facial recognition: Privacy and accuracy issues related to commercial use


Report:
FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY: Privacy
and Accuracy Issues Related to Commercial Uses
Alicia Puente Cackley, Director, Financial Markets & Community Investment

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