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Author: Ida A. Brudnick
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funds, revolving, branch, legislative
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-04
ISBN-10: 1437926592
ISBN-13: 9781437926590

Legislative branch revolving funds support the '真business-type activities'真 of the House, Senate, and legislative branch agencies. The legislative branch currently has 26 revolving funds, including 7 funds for the House of Rep., 9 for the Senate, 5 for the Architect of the Capitol, 4 for the Library of Congress, and one for the Gov'真t. Printing Office (GPO). As of the close of FY 2008, the funds range in size from $10,000 for the Senate Computer Center Fund to $216.5 million for the GPO revolving fund. In contrast, the legislative branch appropriation for FY 2010 was $4.65 billion. This

Author: Henry B. Hogue (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, brief, overview, 112th, initiatives, branch, reorganization, executive
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437987168
ISBN-13: 9781437987164

President Barack Obama announced, in his State of the Union address, that his Admin. would be proposing a reorg. of executive branch agencies. On March 11, 2011, the President issued a memorandum to the heads of departments and executive branch agencies providing further detail and direction on the development of a reorg. plan. Contents of this report: (1) Executive Branch Initiatives: The Authority of the President; The Authority of Agency Heads; (2) Congressional Initiatives; (3) Other Proposals and Recommend.; 2010 Fiscal Commission Recommend.; Heritage Fdn. Recommend.; Center for American

Author: Philip B. Heymann
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: waco, texas, affair, koresh, david, vernon, wayne, howell, investigation
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1993-01
ISBN-10: 0788104616
ISBN-13: 9780788104619

Describes events during the stand-off from Feb. 28 to April 19, 1993, at Waco, Texas, between law enforcement agents & David Koresh & the Branch Davidians. Includes a brief history of the Branch Davidian sect; day-by-day chronology of the stand-of; documents & evidence developed during the investigation; evaluation of the handling of the Branch Davidian Stand-Off; report to the Deputy Attorney general on the events at Waco, Texas; lessons of Waco: proposed changes in federal law enforcement; & recommendations of experts for improvements in Federal law enforcement after Waco.

Author: Terrell G. Dorn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reducing, greenhouse, gas, emissions, strategy, key, branch, energy, audits, legislative
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422317269
ISBN-13: 9781422317266

Because of concerns about changes in Earth¿s climate due to greenhouse gas emissions & the potential economic & environmental consequences of these changes, this report: (1) inventoried greenhouse gas emissions generated by legislative branch operations in FY 2006, as well as identified trends in emissions starting from a base year of the average annual amount emitted in FY 1998 through 2001; & (2) identified a strategy for reducing emissions. To perform this work, the author followed the Greenhouse Gas Protocol & additional guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency, using data provid

Author: Catherine A. Theohary
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: initiatives, options, congress, branch, executive, current, legislation, cybersecurity
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437924344
ISBN-13: 9781437924343

Drawing from common themes found in the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI), a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission for the 44th Presidency, and the proposed near-term action plan from the President's recent Cyberspace Policy Review, this report identifies priority areas in cybersecurity for policy consideration. The report then lists and synopsizes current legislation that has been developed to address various aspects of the cybersecurity problem. It then lists the current status of the legislation and compares legislation with exist

Author: Deborah D. Stine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: primer, policymaking, technology, science
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920020
ISBN-13: 9781437920024

Contents: Overview of U.S. Science and Technology Policy; What are Some Perspectives on Science and Technology Policy?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in Congress?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Branch?; Who Makes Decisions in the Judicial Branch Regarding Science and Technology Policy?; What Organizations Provide Science and Technology Advice to Policymakers?; What Are the Opportunities and Challenges of the Current Science and Technology Policy Decisionmaking Process?. Charts and tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: european, countries, eastern, forces, armed, uniforms
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 0788138073
ISBN-13: 9780788138072

An illustrated compendium, in full color, of the uniforms of the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, & Yugoslavia prior to the end of the Cold War. Covers: Marshals & Generals, Air Force uniforms, female uniforms, branch insignia, shoulder boards & sleeve stripes, hat emblems, collar tabs & branch insignia, officer hat & collar insignia, traffic regulators, special uniforms, Naval Forces, KGB uniforms, student shoulder boards, Interior Ministry, parade & service uniforms, Civil Defense uniforms, & much more.
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