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News Tipoffs for Oregon Editors Newsletter for Sunday July 19, 2020 ( 6 items )  

GAO Issues Report on Capital Investment Grants Program
WASHINGTON, July 17 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-512) entitled "Capital Investment Grants Program: FTA Should Improve the Effectiveness and Transparency of Its Reviews". The report was sent to Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, chairman, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon, chairman, and Rep. Sam Graves, R-Missouri, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrast  more

GAO Issues Report on Social Cost of Carbon
WASHINGTON, July 15 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-254) entitled "Social Cost of Carbon: Identifying a Federal Entity to Address the National Academies' Recommendations Could Strengthen Regulatory Analysis". The report was sent to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, chairwoman of the House Oversight and Reform Committ  more

GAO Issues Report: Customs & Border Protection Needs to Increase Oversight of Funds, Medical Care, Reporting of Deaths
WASHINGTON, July 16 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-536) entitled "Southwest Border: CBP Needs to Increase Oversight of Funds, Medical Care, and Reporting of Deaths". The report was sent to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Mississippi, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, Sen. Michael F. Bennet, D-Colorado, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D  more

House Armed Services Committee Issues Report on Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (Part 30 of 40): Title XXVI--Guard And Reserve Forces Facilities Summary
WASHINGTON, July 17 -- The House Armed Services Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-442) on the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2021 (H.R. 6395) to authorize appropriations for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction and to prescribe military personnel strengths. The report was advanced by Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, on July 9. (Continued from Part 29 of 40) TITLE XXVI--GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES SUM  more

House Armed Services Committee Issues Report on Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (Part 34 of 40): Title XXXI--Department of Energy National Security Programs
WASHINGTON, July 17 -- The House Armed Services Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-442) on the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2021 (H.R. 6395) to authorize appropriations for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction and to prescribe military personnel strengths. The report was advanced by Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, on July 9. (Continued from Part 33 of 40) DIVISION C--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY   more

House Natural Resources Committee Issues Report on Bill to Nullify Supplemental Treaty Between U.S., Confederated Tribes & Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon
WASHINGTON, July 17 -- The House Natural Resources Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-441) on a bill (S. 832), which would nullify the supplemental treaty between the U.S. and the confederated tribes and bands of Indians in middle Oregon, concluded on Nov. 15, 1865. The report was advanced by Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Arizona, on July 9. PURPOSE OF THE BILL The purpose of S. 832 is to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of I  more