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Social Security Administration Office of the Commissioner, Cost-Of...

By: Jeffrey L. Kunkel

Summary: The Commissioner has determined- (1) A 2.7 percent cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act (the Act), effective for December 2004; (2) An increase in the Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) monthly benefit amounts under title XVI of the Act for 2005 to $579 for an eligible individual, $869 for an eligible individual with an eligible spouse, and $290 for an essential person; (3) The student earned incom...

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For Official Use Only Dsca- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 98...

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Summary of State Sex Offender Registries, 2001

By: Devon B. Adams

Excerpt: In March 1998 the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) established the National Sex Offender Registry Assistance Program (NSOR-AP). As a component of the National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP), NSOR-AP assists States in meeting the requirements of the Wetterling Act (Pub. L. 104-145, 110 Stat. 1345), as amended by Megan's Law, and the Pam Lychner Act (Pub. L. 104-236, 110 Stat. 3093). The program also provides assistance to allow States to participa...

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Decision of the Comptroller General Concerning Nepdg Litigation Ja...

By: David M. Walker

Excerpt: As you know, the United States General Accounting Office (GAO) has been engaged in an ongoing effort to obtain certain narrowly defined, factual information concerning the development of the National Energy Policy proposal from Vice President Cheney in his role as Chair of the National Energy Policy Development Group (NEPDG). Importantly, we are only seeking limited information in connection with NEPDG-related matters.

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Training Equipment (All Types)

Excerpt: Training Equipment (All Types)...

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Principles and Promises

By: Richard R. Nedelkoff

Excerpt: The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) was created to help America’s state and local governments improve the criminal justice system and to restore security to our neighborhoods, workplaces, and schools. As part of that effort, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides funding, training, and technical assistance to states, local governments, and other justice and prevention agencies. For nearly 20 years, state and local visionaries have worked with OJP and B...

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Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (Olpa), Public Affairs Sp...

Excerpt: The Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (OLPA) announces a nationwide search for a strong writer, team player, and experienced media officer to serve temporarily as a Government Public Affairs Specialist. Two positions are available: one in the Computer and Information Sciences Directorate; and one in the Biological Sciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Candidates should demonstrate experience with both print and electronic media, a...

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Comprehensive Net Assessment and Military Force Posture Review

By: Jimmy Carter

Excerpt: I hereby direct that a comprehensive examination be made of overall U. S. national strategy and capabilities. This examination will consist of two parts to be done concurrently.

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James Abram Garfield

By: James Abram Garfield

Excerpt: In 1965 Marie J. Niehaus, daughter of sculptor Charles Niehaus, president of the United States, James bequeathed her father’s bust of President James Garfield to the Abram Garfield was born near Orange, United States. She asked that the piece be displayed in the President’s Room of the U.S. Capitol, along with the bust of President Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram Col-William McKinley, already in the room. The Joint Committee) and served as its president fr...

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U.S. Space Programs: Civilian, Military, And Commercial

By: Marcia S. Smith

Excerpt: The 109th Congress is addressing a broad range of civilian, military, and commercial space issues. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducts the most visible space activities. For FY2005, NASA received a total of $16. billion (including $126 million in a supplemental for hurricane relief). The FY2006 request is $16.46 billion. The future of the U.S. human space flight program is dominating debate about NASA. NASA hopes to return the space...

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Audit Report on Management of the Stockpile Surveillance Program's...

By: David E. Bevk

Excerpt: A prime purpose of the Department of Energy’s (Department) Stockpile Stewardship Program is to maintain a “high confidence” in the nuclear weapons stockpile so that the Department can certify to the President that there is no need to resume underground testing. To fulfill the responsibility for the annual reporting and certification requirement, the Directors of the three Department nuclear weapons laboratories annually assess and report the condition of the wea...

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Nepal: Background and U.S. Relations

By: Bruce Vaughn

Summary: A landlocked Himalayan kingdom between India and China, Nepal ranks among the world’s poorest countries. In 1990, following a democratization movement, Nepal became a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch. Although this led to a process of economic restructuring and market liberalization, political instability and years of increasingly dire internal security challenges have undercut the country’s economic growth and reform efforts. Compounding t...

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Conflicts-Of-Interest Certification

Excerpt: I have received the NSF Manual 15, entitled “Conflicts of Interest and Standards of Ethical Conduct.” I understand that I am required to comply with the applicable laws and regulations summarized in the Manual. I will spend at least one hour reviewing the Manual within ninety days of my arrival at NSF. If I do not understand any of its provisions or if I have any questions...

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Ditt Prototyping Efforts Ee 1-Video Server Testbed

By: Defense Information Technology Testbed

Excerpt: DITT RIM Projects -- Multimedia Records, Video Server Testbed, EE-1 // Objective: // automate the collection of full motion video, real-time // augment the full motion video and all related components with metadata for search, retrieval and functional management // link all record components together // make available in an enterprise environment for authorized users // within 10 minutes of transmission // Use Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) records for your test and evaluation...

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Dear Mr. Aftergood : This Is in Response to Your Letter Dated 7 Ap...

By: Pamela S. Tennyson

Excerpt: Dear Mr. Aftergood: This is in response to your letter dated 7 April 2005, appealing the determination you received from us, dated 29 March 2005, in response to your request for a copy of all unclassified portions of the NRO Congressional Budget Justification Book (CBJB) for Fiscal Year 2006. Your request was processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. S 552, as amended, and Section 502 of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 20...

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Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway

By: John Oliver Buckley

Excerpt: In August 1993, Senators Dale Bumpers and David Pryor of Bakerville, Tennessee, was the first woman Arkansas proposed to the Senate Commission on Art that a porelected to a full term in the U.S. Senate. Following her marriage to Thaddeus H. trait of Hattie Caraway be considered for the Senate wing of the Caraway in 1902, she settled in Jones-Capitol. The request met the acquisition policy guidelines established by the commission in 1976: Caraway had been out of ...

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Costa Rica : Background and U. S. Relations

By: Connie Veillette

Excerpt: Political Situation: Costa Rica is a politically stable and economically developed country, relative to its neighbors in Central America. Since its independence in 1848, Costa Rica has developed a tradition of political moderation and civilian government despite having had some interludes of military rule. A brief civil war that ended in 1948 led to the abolition of the Costa Rican military by President Jose Figueres, and there have been continuous civilian gove...

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In the Supreme Court of the United States

By: Wilson M. Brown

Excerpt: The United States stakes out two remarkable positions in its response to petitioners' Motion to File their Petition. First, it argues that coram nobis or other equitable relief from fraud is simply unavailable in this Court. What's done is done, the government says, and even if it did deliberately deceive this Court fifty years ago to secure a favorable precedent and deprive petitioners of their judgment, the Court is powerless to do anything about that today. S...

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Dci's Global Intelligence Challenges Briefing

By: Bin Ladin

Excerpt: It is my honor to meet with you today to discuss the challenges I see facing America and its interests in the months ahead. These challenges literally span the globe. My intention is to tell you what I believe are the greatest challenges we face today and those where our service as intelligence professionals is needed most on behalf of the US taxpayer.

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For Official Use Only Dsca- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 98...

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