Government Information – New Items – February 2009

Children
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Child Survival: The Unfinished Agenda to Reduce Global Child Mortality.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-219 
Congress – History
House Committee on Administration.  Black Americans in Congress 1870-2007
Y 1.1/7:108-224 
Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission.  Consumer Credit Brief Case.  FT 1.34:C 86/CD
House Committee on Financial Services.  Problem Credit Card Practices Affecting Students.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-125 
Criminal Justice
House Committee on the Judiciary. Promoting Inmate Rehabilitation and Successful Release Planning.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-126 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  New Strategies for Combating Violent Crime: Drawing Lessons from Recent Experience.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-563 
Disaster Preparedness and Response
Federal Emergency Management Administration.  The National Dam Safety Program – Expert Video Series:
Dr. James K. Mitchell – Ground Improvement for Dam Safety – HS 5.120:D 18/5/DVD
Dr. I.M. Idriss – Behavior of Embankment Dams During Earthquakes. –
      HS 5.120:D 18/3/DVD
Dr. Don U. Deere – Dam Foundations – HS 5.120:D 18/4/DVD 
Federal Emergency Management Administration.  Earthquake Publications for
Individuals and Homeowners – HS 5.120:EA 7/CD
Community Planners and Public Policy Makers – HS 5.120:EA 7/2/CD
Teachers and Kids – HS 5.120:EA 7/3/CD
Federal Emergency Management Administration. National Flood Mitigation Data Collection Tool and RLP Viewer.  HS 5.120:F 65/2/CD
Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seimic Hazards.   HS 5.120:SE 4/2005/CD
House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Homeland Security. (Jointly)  Examining the Roles and Responsibilities of HUD and FEMA in Responding to the Affordable Housing Needs of Gulf Coast States Following Emergencies and Natural Disasters.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-116 
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  The Military’s Role in Disaster Response: Progress Since Hurricane Katrina.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-549 
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneuship.  Oversight: Gulf Coast Disaster Loans and the Future of the Disaster Assistance Program. 
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-547
Domestic Violence
Office of the United States Attorney.  District of Columbia.  Understanding Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Victims and Professionals.  J 1.8/2:UN 2 
Economic Policy
Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Foreclosure Aftermath: Preying on Senior Homeowners.  Y 4.AG 4:110-532 
House Committee on Financial Services.  Foreclosure Problems and Solutions: Federal, State, and Local Efforts to Address the Foreclosure Crisis in Ohio
Y 4.F 49/20:110-120 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Looming Foreclosure Crisis: How to Help Families Save Their Homes.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-511
House Committee on Natural Resources.  The Economic Effects of the Recently Increased Minimum Wage.  Y 4.R 31/3:110-58
Energy, Environment, and Climate Change
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Demographic Baseline Report of U.S. Territories and Counties Adjacent to Coral Reef Habitats.  C 55.2:C 81/9 
 Department of Energy.  Wind Energy: Workshop in A Box.  E 6.2:W 72/CD
Senate Committee on Appropriations.  2007 Southern California Wildfires
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 110-262 
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: State and Local Perspectives.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-20
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: Perspectives of Utility CEOs.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-22
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-26 
House Committee on Education and Labor.  Environmental Education: Teaching Our Children to Preserve Our Future.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-87 
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Climate Change in Coastal Regions.   Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-522 
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Biofuels Impact on Food Prices.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-529
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Renewable Electricity.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-538
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Electricity Generation.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-570
Senate Committee on Finance.  Coal: A Clean Future.  Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-527
Senate Committee on Finance.  Advanced Technology Vehicles: The Road Ahead
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-537
House Committee on Financial Services.  H.R. 6078, The Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-119
House Committee on Financial Services.  Implications of a Weaker Dollar for Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-131
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Energy in the Americas.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-214
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  International Climate Change Negotiations: Restoring U.S. Leadership.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-523 
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  EPA Approval of New Power Plants: Failure to Address Global Warming Pollutants.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-78
House Committee on Natural Resources.  The Danger of Deception: Do Endangered Species Have a Chance?  Y 4.R 31/3:110-72
House Committee on Science and Technology.  Opportunities and Challenges for Nuclear Power.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-94
House Committee on Science and Technology.  Water Supply Challenges for the 21st Century.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-102
Federal Government Employees
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  From Candidates to Change Makers: Recruiting and Hiring the Next Generation of Federal Employees.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S. HRG. 110-525 
Foreign and International Relations
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The Political Crisis in Kenya: A Call for Justice and Peaceful Resoultion.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-211
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Venezuela: Looking Ahead.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-212
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Central Asia: An Overview
Y 4.F 76/1:110-217 
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  A New Beginning for the U.S.-South Korea Strategic Alliance.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-218
House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Families Torn Apart: Human Rights and U.S. Restrictions on Cuban-American Travel.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-220
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Syria: Options and Implications for Lebanon and the Region.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-512
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Pakistan’s Future: Buildng Democracy or Fueling Extremism?  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-554 
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  U.S. Foreign Assistance to Pakistan.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-564 
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Strategic Assessment of U.S.-Russian Relations.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-565
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The Petroleum and Poverty Paradox: Assessing U.S. and International Community Efforts to Fight the Resource Curse.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 110-49
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Addressing Iran’s Nuclear Ambition
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-552 
Healthcare and Healthcare Policy
National Cancer Institute. Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects.  HE 20.3182:C 42/2/
Alopecia – Hair Loss (Alopecia)
Nausea – Nausea and Vomiting
Pain  
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Living Without Health Insurance: Why Every American Needs Coverage.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-34 
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Assessing the Safety of Our Nation’s Drug Supply.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-43 
House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The Food and Drug Import Safety Act.
Y 4.C 73/8:110-68
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  The Healthy Families Act: Sagfeguarding Americans’ Livelihood. Families and Health with Paid Sick Days.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-296
Senate Committee on Samll Business and Entrepreneurship.  Affordable Healthcare: A Big Problem for Small Businesses.  Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-562
Homeland Security
House Committee on Armed Services.  National Security Implications of the Dubai Ports World Deal to Take Over Management of U.S. Ports. Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2005-2006/100 
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Six Years after Anthrax: Are We Better Prepared to Respond to Bioterorism? 
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-558 
House Committee on Homeland Security.  The Border Security Challenge: Recent Developments and Legislative Proposals.  Y 4.H 75:110-118 
Housing
House Committee on Financial Services.  Affordable Housing Preservation and Protection of Tenants.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-122 
Human Rights
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  No Safe Haven: Accountability for Human Rights Violators in the United States.  Y 4.J 89/2:110-548 
Information Policy
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The Electronic Records Preservation at the White House.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-80 
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  National Archives Oversight: Protecting our Nation’s History for Future Generations.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-542 
House Committee on Homeland Security.  H.R. 6193, The “Improving Public Access to Documents Act of 2008”  Y 4.H 75:110-121 
House Committee on Science and Technology.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library Closures: Better Access for a Broader Audience?
Y 4.SCI 2:110-85
Intellectual Property
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Music Licensing Reform.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1021 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting Consumers by Protecting Intellectual Property.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-561
Iraq and Afghanistan
House Committee on Armed Services.  The Way Forward in Iraq
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/2 
House Committee on Armed Services.  A Third Way: Alternatives for Iraq’s Future (4 parts)  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/71,74,78,82 
House Committee on Armed Services.  Benefits and Medical Care for Federal and U.S. Contractor Employees Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/90 
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq: The Crocker-Petraeus Report.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-490
Judiciary (US Courts) – Educational Materials
Administrative Office of United States Courts.  Open Doors to Federal Courts
JU 10.2:C 83/7/CD
Justice
House Committee on the Judiciary.  Law Enforcement Confidential Informant Practices.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-112 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Restoring the Rule of Law.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-584 
Justice – Department of, Politics
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Politicized Hiring at the Department of Justice.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-550 
Landowners – Preservation
Forest Service.  Preserving the Family Woods: Tools to Help Guide Transfer to the Next Generation of Landowners.  A 13.36/2:W 85
Marriage
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Preserving Traditional Marriage: A View from the States.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 108-926 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Crimes Associated with Polygamy: The Need for a Coordinated State and Federal Response.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-526 
Military Affairs and Policy
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Through Winds of Change: A History of the Memphis District  D 103.2:W 57 
Naval War College.  International Law and Military Operations.
D 208.207:84 (International Law Studies volume 84) 
United States Marine Corps.  Quantico: Crossroads of the Marine Corps
D 214.13:Q 2/2008
United States Air Force.  The Air Force Office of Special Investigations 1948-2000.
D 301.2:IN 8/6
United States Air Force.  Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century.  D 301.6/5:C 73/6
United States Air Force.  Khobar Towers: Tragedy and Response.  D 301.82/7:K 82 
House Committee on Armed Services.  Incentives, Benefits, and Medical Care for Federal Civilian Employees Deployed to Combat Zones.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/95 
Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The Final Report on the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves.  Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-535
Nanotechnology
House Committee on Science and Technology.  The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments of 2008.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-93 
Natural History
National Park Service.  “Where We Found a Whale” – A Histroy of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.  I 29.2:C 54/2 
Nuclear Weapons
House Committee on Armed Services. U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/73
Public Health
House Committee on Science and Technology.  Toxic Trailers: Have the Centers for Disease Control Failed to Protect Public Health?  Y 4.SCI 2:110-88
Taxes
Senate Committee on Finance.  Filing Your taxes: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.  Y 4.F 49:S. HRG. 110-513 
House Committee on Ways and Means.  The Internal Revenue Service’s Use of Private Debt Collection Companies to Collect Federal Income Taxes.  Y 4.W 36:110-43
Veterans’ Affairs
House Committee on Armed Services.  Challenges and Obstacles Wounded and Injured Service Members Face During Recovery.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/29 
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Stopping Suicides: Mental Health Challenges within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-61 
Voting
Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Older Voters: Opportunities and Challenges in the 2008 Elections.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-483 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting the Constitutional Right to Vote for All Americans.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.Hrg. 110-545
War
Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Rape as a Weapon of War: Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-581
War on Terrorism
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Defeating Al_Qaeda’s Air Force: Pakistan’s F-16 Program in the Fight Against Terrorism.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-216
House Committee on Government Reform  Combating Terrorism: Lessons Learned from London.  Y 4.G 74/7:109-259
War Powers
House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  War Powers for the 21st Century: The Executive Branch Perspective.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-168
Washington (District of Columbia)
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Equal Representation in Congress: Providing Voting Rights to the District of Columbia.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-575
Women – Business
Senate Committee on Small Business.  Expanding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs: The Future of Women’s Small Business Programs.
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-349 

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