Dec 13, 2015
Three months of Congress condensed into under one hour. In this episode, we take a look at our new laws, some controversial bills, and the most interesting hearings from September, October, and November. This episode is also a call for feedback: Which hearings sound most interesting to you?
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House Ways and Means Committee: Trading Views: TPP Hearing - Environment Chapter, November 17, 2015.
House Ways and Means Committee: Trading Views: Real Debates on Key Issues in TPP, December 2, 2015
House Committee on Armed Services: Outside Views on the Strategy for Iraq and Syria
House Committee on Foreign Affairs: Charting the Arctic: Security, Economic, and Resource Opportunities, November 17, 2015
Senate Armed Services Committee: The Future of Warfare, November 4, 2015.
House Committee on Agriculture: American Agriculture and Our National Security, November 4, 2015.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Examining Law Enforcement Use of Cell Phone Tracking Devices, October 21, 2015
House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Update on Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Issues, October 28, 2015.
House Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Energy Security, October 6, 2015.
House Committee on Armed Services: Countering Adversarial Propaganda: Charting an Effective Course in the Contested Information Environment, October 22, 2015.
Committee on Energy & Commerce: Broadcasting Ownership in the 21st Century, September 25, 2015.
National Emergency in respect to Sudan, originally declared in November 1997
National Emergency in respect to the attacks of September 11, 2001, originally declared on September 14, 2001
National Emergency in respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, originally declared in October 2006.
IMF document: Republic of Congo: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, International Monetary Fund, June 29, 2006.
Article: Ward in Congo: U.S. Military will Continue Supporting Security Assistance Activities by Kenneth Fidler, US AFRICOM Public Affairs, April 27, 2009.
Article: Joseph Kabila and Where the Election in Congo Went Wrong by Mvemba Phezo Dizolele, Foreign Affairs Magazine, November 28, 2011.
Research Paper: Toward Comprehensive Reform of America's Emergency Law Regime by Patrick Thronson, University of Michigan's Journal of Law Reform, March 23, 2013.
Article: NSA Snooping Was Only the Beginning. Meet the Spy Chief Leading Us Into CyberWar by James Bamford, Wired Magazine, June 12, 2013.
Article: U.S. Repeals Propaganda Ban, Spreads Government-Made News to Americans by John Hudson, Foreign Policy Magazine, July 14, 2013.
Article: Special Report: America's perpetual state of emergency by Gregory Korte, USA Today, October 23, 2014.
Article: Tiger Resources' Congo copper mine gets $160 million investment Reuters, October 23, 2015.
Article: Congress Acts to Avoid Commuter Rail Shutdown by Daniel Vock, Governing, October 29, 2015.
Article: The Best Way to Prevent Drunk Driving? That's Debatable by Daniel Vock, Governing, November 17, 2015.
Article: Congress approves $305B highway bill by Bart Jansen, USA Today, December 3, 2015.
Article: After a Decade, Congress Passes Transportation Funding by Daniel Vock, GovTech.com, December 3, 2015.
Article: Cyber bill's final language likely to anger privacy advocates by Cory Bennett, The Hill, December 7, 2015.
Website: Private, For-Profit Demo Project for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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