May 15, 2021

Ready Reference: Congressional Liaison Offices of Selected Federal Agencies (From CRS)

A 39 page report (w/ directory data) from the Congressional Research Service via the University of North Texas Digital Library. Author Audrey Celeste Crane-Hirsch Information Research Specialist This list of about 150 congressional liaison offices is intended to help congressional offices in placing telephone calls and addressing correspondence to government agencies. In each case, the […]

New From CRS: "Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations"

Here’s a Congressional Service Report (via the Federation of American Scientists) that might be of interest for those of you with an interest in social media. Title: Social Media and Disasters: Current Uses, Future Options, and Policy Considerations Published: September 6, 2011 This report summarizes how social media have been used by emergency management officials […]

Daylight Savings Time: An Overview From the Congressional Research Service

Remember, Daylight Savings Time begins at 2am Sunday (March 12, 2011) in most of the U.S. Here’s the March 7, 2007 version of the CRS “Daylight Savings Time” (3 pages; PDF) report (RS 22284). It was written by Mark Gurevitz, Knowledge Services Group, Congressional Research Service. For More Time/Date Info Visit TimeandDate.com The site offers […]