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Author: Katy Johnson

U.S. House and Senate Step Up Efforts to End the LRA

U.S. House and Senate Step Up Efforts to End the LRA
In response to the ongoing threat of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, and the lack of regional coordination between LRA-affected countries, Congressional leaders sent a letter to President Obama calling for an LRA-focused meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. A Senate subcommittee approved additional funds for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities in support of counter-LRA operations ...
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Congressmen to Schapiro: SEC Has Missed Conflict Minerals Rule Deadline by ‘More Than a Year’

Congressmen to Schapiro: SEC Has Missed Conflict Minerals Rule Deadline by 'More Than a Year'
The U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission, or SEC, has failed to publish regulations implementing section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act nearly two years since the act’s passage. Last week, 58 members of Congress signed a letter to the chairperson of the SEC, Mary Schapiro, asking her to schedule a vote on these vital regulations before July 1, 2012 ...
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