This page is an attempt to provide current awareness of federal government reports and activities. The page will be updated weekly to provide links to important, newsworthy, or interesting material published during the previous week. The goal is to keep the links to a manageable number for readers, not to be a comprehensive listing.
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12/29 - CDC 2020 in Review (CDC)
12/29 - 2020 Plum Book Now Available (GPO)
12/30 - Census Bureau Update on 2020 Census (Census)
12/31 - Census Bureau Statement on Nonresponse Followup Reinterview (Census)
12/31 - DHS Releases Detailed Immigration Data (DHS)
12/31 - EPA Issues Rivers and Streams Assessment, Seeks Comment on Modernizing Survey Methods (EPA; direct to report)
12/31 - FCC Releases 2020 Communications Marketplace Report (FCC)
12/31 - Law Library Story Map Collection Begins (LOC)
12/31 - Chief Justice's Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary (SCOTUS)
Information below is from congress.gov. Date listed is date signed into law, and the description is an abbreviated version of bill summary available on that website.
12/27 - H.R.133 — Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (aka "the omnibus"): making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, providing coronavirus emergency response and relief, and for other purposes
12/30 - S.212 — Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2020: makes several revisions related to economic development for Native American communities
1/1 - H.R.6395 – National Defense Authorization Act: authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for DOD programs and activities, including military personnel strengths (Congress; Senate joined House in voting to override veto, so bill becomes law without president's signature)
12/29 - U.S. Diet Guidelines Sidestep Scientific Advice to Cut Sugar and Alcohol (via New York Times, with link to source)
12/30 - Trump Appointee Seeks Lasting Control Over Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia (via NPR, with source document)
12/31 - Financial disclosure reports for Biden nominees posted to OGE website (OGE; note: as of 1/1, the page shows only 3 reports published on 12/31. On 12/31, though, several additional (older) reports were also posted. I captured these in the Internet Archive before they were removed.)