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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12/28 - EPA Wraps Up A Year of Significant Accomplishments (EPA)
12/28 - FCC Submits TRACED Act Annual Report 2021 to Congress (FCC)
12/28 - Dissolution of International Memorial (State; see also, Joint Statement on Russian Court Decisions to Liquidate Memorial)
12/30 - Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day (Census)
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 - S.1605 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 - To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for DOD military activities, for military construction, and for DOE defense activities and to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year
12/27 - H.R.1664 To authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes - authorizes the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of the extraordinary acts of valor, selfless service, and sacrifice displayed by Medal of Honor recipients
12/29 - Allegations Regarding Management Conduct Within the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (DOE; note: report landing page/link appear to have been removed from the OIG website and oversight.gov, but PDF reports are still live; both report links and DOE OIG landing page are available in the Internet Archive) - note: landing pages/links restored to OIG and oversight.gov websites on 1/4 or 1/5
12/23 (missed last week!) - Congress extends deadline to replace Pentagon oversight reports (via Stars and Stripes; see also, DOD reports page)
12/30 - Dear Colleague on Activities to Mark One Year Since January Sixth (Congress; note: “Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will moderate a conversation between historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham to establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th”)
12/30 - Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2020 (CDC)