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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade – Mixed Martial Arts: Issues and Perspectives

December 8, 2016

Witnesses Mr. Randy Couture President, Xtreme Couture Added 12/06/2016 at 10:01 AM Witness Statement [PDF] Added 12/08/2016 at 09:31 AM Witness Invitation [PDF] Added 12/06/2016 at 10:01 AM Truth in Testimony and CV [PDF] Added 12/08/2016 at 09:31 AM Dr. Ann McKee Professor of Neurology and Pathology, Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Boston University, Neuropathology Core Added […]

Heller Leads Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew Expressing Concerns Over Proposed 385 Rules

July 6, 2016

Today, United States Senator Dean Heller along with United States Senators Mike Crapo (ID), Pat Roberts (KS), John Cornyn (TX), John Thune (SD), Johnny Isakson (GA) and Tim Scott (SC), all Republican colleagues from the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew strongly urging the Department of the Treasury […]

CRS Report: Overview of FY2017 Appropriations for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS)

June 20, 2016

This report tracks and describes actions taken by the Administration and Congress to provide FY2017 appropriations for the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) accounts. It also provides an overview of FY2016 appropriations for agencies and bureaus funded as part of annual CJS appropriations.

Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal 2017

May 18, 2016

Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal 2017.

4/25/16 CRS Report – U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective

May 6, 2016

The health of the U.S. manufacturing sector has long been of great concern to Congress. The decline in manufacturing employment since the start of the 21st century has stimulated particular congressional interest.

4/26/16 CRS Report: The Buy American Act—Preferences for “Domestic” Supplies: In Brief

May 4, 2016

The Buy American Act of 1933 is the earliest and arguably the best known of various statutes
regarding federal procurement of domestic products.

4/27/16 CRS Report – Corporate Expatriation, Inversions, and Mergers: Tax Issues

April 27, 2016

News reports in the late 1990s and early 2000s drew attention to a phenomenon sometimes called corporate “inversions” or “expatriations”: instances where U.S. firms reorganize their structure so that the “parent” element of the group is a foreign corporation rather than a corporation chartered in the United States.

2/18/16 CRS Report – SBA Office of Advocacy: Overview, History, and Current Issues

February 23, 2016

The Office of Advocacy is an “independent” office within the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) that advances “the views and concerns of small businesses before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, the federal courts, and state and local policymakers as appropriate.”

2/1/16 CRS Report: SBA New Markets Venture Capital Program

February 4, 2016

Authorized by P.L. 106-554, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001 (Appendix H: the New Markets Venture Capital Program Act of 2000), the New Markets Venture Capital (NMVC) program is designed to promote economic development and the creation of wealth and job opportunities in low-income geographic areas by addressing the unmet equity investments needs of small businesses located in those areas.