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U.S. Government Information: WR 7/2/22

Guide to information resources by and about the federal government.

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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. All links are captured in the Internet Archive if possible, and a list of earlier roundups is available.

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Press releases : July 2 - July 8

7/5 - My Community Explorer Tool Update (Census; direct to website)

7/5 - Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against the State of Arizona Over Restrictive Voter Registration Requirements (DOJ; see also, AAG remarks)

7/5 - COVID-19 was third leading cause of death in the United States in both 2020 and 2021 (NIH; direct to article page)

7/6 - Education Department Releases Proposed Regulations to Expand and Improve Targeted Relief Programs (ED; direct to NPRM and fact sheet)

7/6 - EIA releases [for first time] state-level household energy characteristics data from the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (EIA; direct to data tables)

7/6 - More than 80 Percent of U.S. Public Schools Report Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Student Behavior and Socio-Emotional Development (NCES; direct to data page)

7/7 - CFPB Issues Advisory to Protect Privacy When Companies Compile Personal Data (CFPB; direct to advisory)

7/7 - DOE Awards $14 Million to Improve Climate Change Predictions (DOE; direct to awards list)

7/7 - Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Sentenced to More Than 20 Years in Prison for Depriving George Floyd and a Minor Victim of their Constitutional Rights (DOJ)

7/7 - Biden-Harris Administration Takes Step Forward to Combat Climate Change, Announces Proposed Transportation Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Framework (DOT; direct to NPRM)

7/7 - Library to Host Biannual Copyright Public Modernization Committee Meeting on July 28 (LOC)

7/7 - NASA Updates Coverage for Webb Telescope’s First Images Reveal (NASA)

7/7 - Fact Sheet: Framework for International Engagement on Digital Assets (Treas)

7/8 - CBP Releases Findings of Investigation of Horse Patrol Activity in Del Rio, Texas (CBP; direct to report; see also, House Homeland Security chair statement)

7/8 - DOT Announces First-Ever Bill of Rights for Passengers with Disabilities, Calls on Airlines to Seat Families Together Free of Charge (DOT; direct to Bill of Rights page)

Bills Signed into Law : July 2 - July 8

Information below is from Date listed is date signed into law, and the description is an abbreviated version of bill summary available on that website.

None this week

Congressional Hearings : July 2 - July 8

See full weekly list of hearings on

None this week