Category «Extras»

Commentary: New FBI Anti-Terror Guidelines

Beth Wellington’s commentary focuses on congressional and public response to the guidelines, related public surveillance actions, and current as well as future ramifications to civil liberties.

Subjects: Extras

Commentary: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007

Beth Wellington focuses on the issue of pay inequity through an exploration of the positions taken by the administration, Congress, the Supreme Court and various journalists.

Subjects: Extras, Government Resources, Legal Research

Commentary: The Supplemental Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act

Beth Wellington comments on mine safety legislation one year after the Sago Mine disaster.

Subjects: Congress, Extras, Legislative

Analysis of the Energy Bill, the EPA’s Refusal to Grant Waivers and State Laws With Respect to Climate Change

Beth Wellington reviews the contentious debate underway on the state, national and international level, concerning efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles.

Subjects: Congress, Extras, Legislative

Commentary: Congress Looks Again at FISA

Beth Wellington’s commentary reviews legislative activity, advocacy group positions and news articles related to proposed changes to portions of the Protect America Act.

Subjects: 9-11-2001, Congress, Extras, Legislative, Privacy

Commentary on the State Children’s Health Insurance Program

Beth Wellington examines the contentious battle currently underway, on the state and federal level, over increasing health care coverage for non-insured children throughout our country.

Subjects: Congress, Extras, Healthcare, Legal Research

Commentary: The Protect America Act and Legislation Related to the Domestic Surveillance Program

Beth Wellington’s commentary examines the rapid introduction and passage of the Protect America Act, and the impact of related legislation on civil liberties in America.

Subjects: Congress, Extras, Legal Research, Legislative

Commentary: The Showdown on Coal-to-Liquid Technology

Beth Wellington provides an overview of coal-to-liquid (CTL) technology and whether it is a viable new energy source. Beth documents the debate over this issue which includes voices from academia, trade associations, lobbyists and members of Congress, who have introduced a plethora of related legislation.

Subjects: Extras
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