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11/16/16 CRS Report – Yemen: Civil War and Regional Intervention

December 1, 2016

In March 2015, Saudi Arabia and members of a coalition it established (hereafter referred to as the Saudi-led coalition) launched a military operation aimed at restoring the rule of Yemen’s internationally recognized President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

11/16/16 CRS Report – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Transitional Reinsurance Program

November 29, 2016

Section 1341 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148, as amended) establishes a transitional reinsurance program that is designed to provide payment to non-grandfathered, non-group market health plans (also known as individual market health plans) that enroll high-risk enrollees for 2014 through 2016.

11/16/16 CRS Report – Eligibility and Determination of Health Insurance Premium Tax Credits and Cost-Sharing Subsidies: In Brief

November 28, 2016

Certain individuals without access to subsidized health insurance coverage may be eligible for premium tax credits, as established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148, as amended).

11/16/16 CRS Report – Prevalence of Mental Illness in the United States: Data Sources and Estimates

November 21, 2016

Determining how many people have a mental illness can be difficult, and prevalence estimates vary.

11/16/16 CRS Report: Iran Sanctions

November 21, 2016

The comprehensive nuclear accord (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), finalized on July 14, 2015, provides Iran broad relief from U.S., U.N., and multilateral sanctions on Iran’s energy, financial, shipping, automotive, and other sectors.

11/16/16 CRS Report – Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations

November 17, 2016

The crux of a presidential transition is the transfer of executive power from the incumbent to the President-elect. Yet the transition process encompasses a host of activities, beginning with pre-election planning and continuing through inauguration day.

8/25/16 CRS Report – Reforming the U.S. Postal Service: Background and Issues for Congress

August 31, 2016

This report provides background information on the responsibilities, financial challenges and workforce issues facing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

8/24/16 CRS Report – Iran’s Foreign Policy

August 31, 2016

Some experts assert that the goal of Iran’s foreign policy is to overturn a power structure in the Middle East that Iran asserts favors the United States and its allies Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other Sunni Muslim Arab regimes.

8/24/16 CRS Report – Army Corps of Engineers: Water Resource Authorizations, Appropriations, and Activities

August 29, 2016

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undertakes activities to maintain navigable channels, reduce flood and storm damage, and restore aquatic ecosystems. Congress directs the Corps through authorizations, appropriations, and oversight of its studies, construction projects, and other activities.

8/25/16 CRS Report – Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive

August 29, 2016

As 2016 began, Cyprus entered its 52nd year as a politically separated nation and its 42nd year as a physically divided country with a permanent solution to end these divisions still proving to be elusive.