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AI’s Problems Attract More Congressional Attention

As contentious political issues continue to distract Congress before the November midterm elections, federal legislative proposals aimed at governing artificial intelligence (AI) have largely stalled in the Senate and House.  Since December 2017, nine AI-focused bills, such as the AI Reporting … Continue reading

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One Stop Searching for Social Media from Federal Officials on ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Congressional is fantastic for finding information regarding government documents, especially compiled legislative histories as we have written about before.   A lesser known feature of the product is the ability to search the social media of public officials. From the … Continue reading

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Trending: Congressional Research Service Reports Now Available Online

This is a guest post by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. It is cross posted on the Library of Congress Blog. I’m pleased to announce that, for the first time, the Library of Congress is providing Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to … Continue reading

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The Atrophying of the Congressional Research Service’s Role in Supporting Committee Oversight

Secrecy News Blog: “The Congressional Research Service once played a prominent role in supporting oversight by congressional committees. Although that support has diminished sharply in recent years, it could conceivably be restored in a new Congress, writes former CRS analyst … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Seeking Congressional Committees Interested in Wise Immigration Policies – By Anthony Weigel

Blogging hiatus will end shortly. In the meantime, here’s a post from my friend Tony Weigel of the Weigel Law Office in Grain Valley, Missouri who is an immigration lawyer and a member of AILA. Wisdom is a big, beautiful … … Continue reading

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