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Advanced Research Directions on AI for Science, Energy, and Security: Report on Summer 2022 Workshops

Description: This is a report about a series of workshops sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) to gather input on new and rapidly emerging opportunities and challenges of scientific AI. The members of the workshops believes that AI can have a foundational impact on a broad range of DOE missions, including science, energy, and national security.
Date: May 1, 2023
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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CRS Products and Experts on North Korea

Description: This report provides a listing of CRS reports covering various aspects of North Korean policy and U.S. policy toward North Korea.
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Manyin, Mark E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Data on Multiemployer Defined Benefit (DB) Pension Plans

Description: This report provides data on multiemployer defined benefit (DB) plans categorized in several ways. First, the report categorizes the data based on plans' zone status in 2015. Next, it provides a year-by-year breakdown of the number of plans that are expected to become insolvent and the number of participants in those plans. Finally, the report provides information on the 25 largest multiemployer DB plans in 2015 (each plan has at least 75,000 participants).
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Topoleski, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

Description: This report describes the creation, responsibilities, and authorities of the U.S. Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: DeVine, Michael E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children

Description: This report provides an overview of the federal government's financial support of fatherhood initiatives, including through the Responsible Fatherhood (RF) grant program. It begins by providing a legislative history of this financial support and a summary of allowable activities under the RF grant program. This is followed by an explanation of some of the research and evaluations that have occurred via demonstration programs. The report concludes by briefly examining the role of governmental ch… more
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Tollestrup, Jessica
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Disaster Assistance After Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma, Gustav, and Ike

Description: This report provides information on federal financial assistance provided to the Gulf States after major disasters were declared in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas in response to the widespread destruction that resulted from Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma in 2005 and Hurricanes Gustav and Ike in 2008.
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Lindsay, Bruce R. & Nagel, Jared C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Requirements on Private Health Insurance Plans

Description: This report discusses federal requirements for private health insurance (PHI) plans. The first part of this report provides background information about health plans sold in the PHI market and briefly describes state and federal regulation of private plans. The second part summarizes selected federal requirements and indicates each requirement's applicability to one or more of the following types of private health plans: individual, small group, large group, and self-insured.
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Mach, Annie L. & Fernandez, Bernadette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Issues in International Corporate Taxation: The 2017 Revision (P.L. 115-97)

Description: This report discusses international tax laws and the 2017 tax reform bill. The report begins by explaining prior international tax rules and the revisions made in the new law. The second part of the report discusses the four major issues of concern under prior law-- allocation of investment, profit shifting, repatriation, and inversions--and how the new law addresses these concerns, or raises new ones. That section also discusses issues associated with international agreements. The final sectio… more
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Gravelle, Jane G. & Marples, Donald J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Overview of FY2018 Appropriations for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Description: This report describes actions taken by the Administration and Congress to provide FY2018 appropriations for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) accounts. It also provides an overview of FY2017 appropriations for agencies and bureaus funded as part of annual CJS appropriations.
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: James, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Executive Order for Review of National Monuments

Description: This report discusses President Trump's April 16, 2017 executive order requiring the Department of the Interior to review presidentially established national monuments since 1996 that exceed 100,000 acres or where action was taken "without adequate public outreach and coordination". It includes tables of the national monuments effected and numbers of acres protected as a national monument by each President since 1996.
Date: May 1, 2017
Creator: Vincent, Carol Hardy & Hanson, Laura A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant in the Consolidated Appropriations Act: In Brief

Description: This report discusses the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant which provides monthly assistance (welfare) to needy families with children and funding for family and youth poverty alleviation programs such as job training for parents, early childhood education for children, and child care subsidies. Different types of research funded through the appropriations for TANF are also discussed.
Date: May 1, 2017
Creator: Falk, Gene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Net Neutrality Debate: Access to Broadband Networks

Description: This report discusses the current debate over "net neutrality." While there is no single accepted definition of "net neutrality," most agree that any such definition should include the general principles that owners of the networks that compose and provide access to the Internet should not control how consumers lawfully use that network, and they should not be able to discriminate against content provider access to that network.
Date: May 1, 2017
Creator: Gilroy, Angele A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Patent Boxes: A Primer

Description: This report looks at several aspects of patent boxes, including their general purpose. In addition, the report looks at the key considerations in designing a patent box, identifies the countries that currently have a patent box, describes the main elements of those boxes, and sheds light on the U.S. industries that would be likely to benefit the most from such a tax subsidy if the United States were to adopt one. The final two sections discuss what is known about the effectiveness of patent box… more
Date: May 1, 2017
Creator: Guenther, Gary
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Update: A Steely Look at Steel: Commerce Directed to Prioritize Investigation of the Effects of Steel Imports on National Security

Description: This report discusses President Trump's April 2017 memorandums ordering the Commerce Department to prioritize investigation of the effects of steel and aluminium imports on U.S. national security. The report outlines the process such an investigation would take and possible outcomes if the Commerce Department determines that imports are threatening national security.
Date: May 1, 2017
Creator: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report provides an in-depth overview of Arctic-related issues for Congress and refers readers to more in-depth CRS reports on specific relevant topics.
Date: May 1, 2015
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Columbia River Treaty Review

Description: This report provides a brief overview of the Columbia River Treaty review. It includes background on the history of the basin and consideration of the treaty, as well as a brief summary of studies and analyses of the Columbia River Treaty review process to date.
Date: May 1, 2015
Creator: Stern, Charles V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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South Sudan

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Date: May 1, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Recently Expired Charitable Tax Provisions ("Tax Extenders"): In Brief

Description: This report briefly summarizes the temporary charitable tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013 and are being considered for extension. The report also discusses the economic impact of these charitable tax provisions.
Date: May 1, 2014
Creator: Gravelle, Jane G. & Sherlock, Molly F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Summary Cost Data for Health Plans Available in Maine's Exchange, 2014: Fact Sheet

Description: This report discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, P.L. 111-148, as amended) that contains a number of provisions that may affect the individual health insurance market.
Date: May 1, 2014
Creator: Elan, Nicholas; Fernandez, Bernadette & Mach, Annie L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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1 mil gold bond wire study.

Description: In microcircuit fabrication, the diameter and length of a bond wire have been shown to both affect the current versus fusing time ratio of a bond wire as well as the gap length of the fused wire. This study investigated the impact of current level on the time-to-open and gap length of 1 mil by 60 mil gold bond wires. During the experiments, constant current was provided for a control set of bond wires for 250ms, 410ms and until the wire fused; non-destructively pull-tested wires for 250ms; and … more
Date: May 1, 2013
Creator: Huff, Johnathon; McLean, Michael B.; Jenkins, Mark W. & Rutherford, Brian Milne
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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