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First-Term Members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 64th - 113th Congresses

Description: This report provides summary data on the number of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives who first entered Congress between the 64th Congress (1915-1917) and the 113th Congress (2013-2014).
Date: January 25, 2013
Creator: Manning, Jennifer E. & Petersen, R. Eric
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2012 (74th-112th Congresses)

Description: This report discusses how lame duck sessions occur, and the background of the lame duck sessions between 1940 and 2012. A "lame duck" session of Congress occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the term of the current Congress ends.
Date: September 19, 2014
Creator: Beth, Richard S. & Tollestrup, Jessica
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Votes and Legislative Actions, 95th Congress through 110th Congress

Description: This report provides a summary of legislative attempts to address issues of energy development and preservation in the Refuge from the 95th Congress through the 110th Congress, with emphasis on the 108th through 110th Congresses. The analysis below covers, first, the economic and geological factors that have triggered new interest in development, followed by the philosophical, biological, and environmental quality factors that have triggered opposition to it. That analysis is followed by a history of congressional actions on this issue, with a focus on those in the 107th Congress through the 109th Congress.
Date: November 19, 2008
Creator: Corn, M. Lynne & Roberts, Beth A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cuba: U.S. Restrictions on Travel and Remittances

Description: This report covers the contentious travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba from the 1960s to the present time. It includes background on the restrictions, enforcement of restrictions, and arguments for or against maintaining travel restrictions. It also provides background on relevant legislative initiatives during the 106th through the 111th Congresses.
Date: July 30, 2008
Creator: Sullivan, Mark P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues for the 108th Congress

Description: This report summarizes the current developments in U.S-PRC relations, including current and pending congressional actions involving the PRC. It also points out U.S. Policy Trends and Key Issues in U.S- PRC Relations.
Date: May 20, 2004
Creator: Dumbaugh, Kerry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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House Committee Party Ratios: 98th-111th Congresses

Description: This report provides statistical information on and selected analyses of the House committee party ratios for 14 Congresses, covering the period from the 98th through the 111th Congresses.
Date: March 30, 2009
Creator: Tong, Lorraine H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Clean Air Act Issues in the 108th Congress

Description: This report provides information about the Clean Air Act Issues in the 106th Congress. Congress last enacted major amendments to the clear air act in 1990 and EPA is in the midst of implementing numerous provisions of those amendments.
Date: July 28, 2004
Creator: McCarthy, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Child Nutrition and WIC Legislation in the 108th and 109th Congresses

Description: Child nutrition programs and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children are typically subject to periodic comprehensive reviews, when several appropriations and other authorities expire and have to be reauthorized.
Date: March 6, 2006
Creator: Richardson, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reauthorization of Title III and Title V of the Higher Education Act: Issues for the 108th Congress

Description: This report provides an overview of the various programs established by Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act (HEA). The report primarily focuses upon the structure of the programs, and includes data on participation and annual funding. It concludes with an analysis of possible issues related to Title III and Title V that may be considered during the HEA reauthorization.
Date: February 26, 2003
Creator: Jackson, Charmaine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Clean Air Act Issues in the 108th Congress

Description: This report discusses the conference report on the energy bill which came to the House and Senate floor for action the week of November 17, 2003, that contained several clean air act provisions. It also contains the most recent developments on clean air act issues.
Date: June 23, 2004
Creator: McCartht, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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