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Federal Cannabis Policy: Background and Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 9, 2021 About a 11 minute read - 60 links

A briefing providing background information on state and federal marijuana policy, an outline of policy issues, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation.

This Week in Congress - Feb. 9 By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Feb 8, 2021 About a 10 minute read - 31 links

A weekly rundown of what's happening in Congress for the week ahead, relevant news clips, and the legislative schedule for the week.

COVID Impact on Correctional Facilities: Background and Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 8, 2021 About a 9 minute read - 51 links

A briefing providing background on the impact of COVID on incarcerated populations, an outline of policy responses, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation

Federal Budget Process Overview By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Feb 8, 2021 About a 6 minute read - 18 links

A briefing on the federal budget process and a look at recent efforts to reform the process, including a summary of H.R. 7191 (115th), the Bipartisan Budget and Appropriations Reform Act.

DOE Loan Programs Office By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 8, 2021 About a 8 minute read - 38 links

A briefing providing background information on Biden’s climate agenda, an outline of the DOE’s loan authority, and Congressional perspectives and relevant legislation, including: H.R.2, Moving Forward Act; H.R.4447, Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act; and S.2657, American Energy Innovation Act.

COVID Diplomacy: Great Power Competition By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 2, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 73 links

A briefing providing background information on COVID diplomacy, an outline of China’s and the U.S.’ foreign policy strategies during the pandemic, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation.

This Week in Congress - Feb. 1 By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Feb 1, 2021 About a 7 minute read - 36 links

A weekly rundown of what's happening in Congress for the week ahead, relevant news clips, and the legislative schedule for the week.

Mexico City Policy: Background and Legislation By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 28, 2021 About a 5 minute read - 27 links

A briefing providing background information on the Mexico City policy and summaries of proposed legislation relating to the policy.

Biden's First 100 Days: Climate By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 28, 2021 About a 13 minute read - 51 links

A briefing providing background information on Biden’s climate plan and an outline of his climate-related executive actions and related legislation from the 116th Congress.

Human Rights Concerns in Xinjiang, China: Background and Policy Considerations By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 26, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 73 links

A briefing providing background information on China’s alleged human rights violations, the U.S.’ response, future policy considerations, and government perspectives and relevant legislation.