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CRS Issue Statement on Agriculture-Based Biofuels

Description: Since the 1970's, federal incentives have played a major role in encouraging agriculture-based renewable energy production. Policy goals include the stimulation of alternative uses of domestic grain and oilseeds, the promotion of national security through greater energy independence, and the encouragement of rural economic development.
Date: March 3, 2010
Creator: Schnepf, Randy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cuba: Issues for the 112th Congress

Description: Cuba remains a one-party communist state with a poor record on human rights. The country's political succession in 2006 from the long-ruling Fidel Castro to his brother Raul was characterized by a remarkable degree of stability. This report contains information on U.S. policy as related to Cuba, legislative action, and more related information.
Date: October 6, 2011
Creator: Sullivan, Mark P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cuba: Issues for the 112th Congress

Description: Cuba remains a one-party communist state with a poor record on human rights. The country's political succession in 2006 from the long-ruling Fidel Castro to his brother Raul was characterized by a remarkable degree of stability. This report contains information on U.S. policy as related to Cuba, legislative action, and more related information.
Date: July 25, 2012
Creator: Sullivan, Mark P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Head Start: Background and Funding

Description: Head Start is a federal program that has provided comprehensive early childhood development services to low-income children since 1965. Services provided to preschool-aged children include child development, educational, health, nutritional, social and other activities, intended to prepare low-income children for entering kindergarten. This report contains information on the background and funding of the program.
Date: January 10, 2001
Creator: Butler, Alice & Gish, Melinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Criminal Restitution in the 110th Congress: A Sketch

Description: Congress enacted two restitution provisions in the 110th Congress, one as part of the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008, and the other as part of the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008. It also devoted considerable time and attention to other restitution proposals that did not see final action before the end of the Congress.
Date: January 13, 2009
Creator: Doyle, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Endangered Species Act (ESA) in the 112th Congress: Conflicting Values and Difficult Choices

Description: The Endangered Species Act has been one of the more contentious environmental laws. This may stem from its strict substantive provisions, which can affect the use of both federal and nonfederal lands and resources. This report discusses oversight issues and legislation introduced in the 112th Congress to address Endangered Species Act implementation and management of endangered and threatened species.
Date: May 9, 2012
Creator: Buck, Eugene H.; Corn, M. Lynne; Alexander, Kristina; Sheikh, Pervaze A. & Meltz, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Head Start: Background and Funding

Description: Head Start is a federal program that has provided comprehensive early childhood development services to low-income children since 1965. Services provided to preschool-aged children include child development, educational, health, nutritional, social and other activities, intended to prepare low-income children for entering kindergarten.
Date: February 5, 2003
Creator: Butler, Alice & Gish, Melinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Committee Funding and Staff in the Senate

Description: The Senate authorizes funds for two years for each of its committees (except appropriations and ethics) through an omnibus resolution, recommended by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, and adopted by the full Senate at the beginning of each Congress.
Date: March 27, 2001
Creator: Rundquist, Paul S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic

Description: This report provides references to analytical reports on cybersecurity from the Congressional Research Service, other government agencies, trade associations, and interest groups. In addition, the report lists selected cybersecurity-related websites for congressional and government agencies, news, international organizations, and organizations or institutions.
Date: January 8, 2014
Creator: Tehan, Rita
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Agency Financial Report

Description: This report summarizes USAID's financial information as well as their performance during the 2007 fiscal year.
Date: November 2007
Creator: United States. Agency International Development
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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