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Regulating Power Plants: Background and Policy Issues By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Jan 26, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 48 links

This briefing will provide background on the relevant provisions of the Clean Air Act and the Clean Power Plan, a summary of the Affordable Clean Energy rule, and legislation related to carbon emissions and the energy sector.

Facial Recognition Technology: Background and Policy Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 21, 2021 About a 8 minute read - 44 links

A briefing providing background information on facial recognition technology, an outline of related policy, and an overview of congressional perspectives and relevant legislation.

Secretary of Defense Civilian Status Requirement: Background and Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 20, 2021 About a 7 minute read - 27 links

A briefing providing background information on President-elect Biden’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, an outline of the limitations on the position, and an overview of congressional perspectives and relevant legislation

Telehealth Policy in the Wake of the Coronavirus By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Policy Analyst Jan 20, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 52 links

This briefing will include an overview of the increased adoption of telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic, recent federal policy relating to telehealth services, and a rundown of proposed legislation relating to telehealth policy

Statehood: Background and Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 20, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 63 links

A briefing providing background information on statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico, an outline of the process required to admit them as states, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation.

The Gig Economy and Employee Classification By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Policy Analyst Jan 14, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 27 links

A briefing on the gig economy, legal and policy issues relating to classification of independent contractors and employees, summarize the recent DOL proposed rule, and summarize relevant legislation.

Congressional Review Act By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 13, 2021 About a 6 minute read - 31 links

A briefing on the Congressional Review Act that provides an overview of the act and a discussion of its possible use in the incoming Congress.

Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act: Background and Summary By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 13, 2021 About a 13 minute read - 28 links

A briefing that provides background information on the Boeing 737 MAX and the Congressional response to the flight accidents and a section-by-section summary of the Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act.

Oil and Gas Industries: Background and Policy Issues By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 12, 2021 About a 14 minute read - 80 links

A briefing on the oil and gas industries that provides background on the oil and gas industries, an outline of current policy issues, and an overview of government perspectives and relevant legislation

Impeachment: Background and Procedures By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 12, 2021 About a 6 minute read - 30 links

A briefing that provides background information on recent events in Congress, an overview of the impeachment process, and Congressional perspectives.