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About PolicyBot

PolicyBot is a free online database and search engine that …

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  • contains full texts, brief summaries, and source citations for more than 30,000 reports, articles, policy briefs, podcasts, and videos
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  • can be searched by keyword, author, or publication, and results can be displayed chronologically by date of publication (starting with most recent) or by relevance.

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LATEST DOCUMENTS

Feb 16, 2016

Social Impacts of Industrial Silica Sand (Frac Sand) Mining: Land Use and Value

The “social” impact of sand-mining operations, including their impact on land use, scenic beauty, and property values, can be a sensitive topic.

Feb 12, 2016

Research & Commentary: Convention of States Proposal in Nebraska

Nebraska is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V conventi

Feb 12, 2016

Obama Vetoes WOTUS Disapproval

A bipartisan effort to block the controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which was put into place by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S.

Feb 12, 2016

Puerto Rico Announces Plans to Default on Bond Payments

Lawmakers in Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States in the Caribbean Sea, announced in January their plans to partially default on $1 billion in monthly bond payments owed

Feb 12, 2016

Chicago Schools Audit Displays Need for Expanded School Choice

The results of an audit by the Office of the Inspector General for the Chicago Board of Education released on January 1 revealed evidence of hundreds of Chicago suburban parents f

Feb 12, 2016

Research & Commentary: Convention of States Proposal in Indiana

Indiana is currently considering a proposed multiple-amendment application for an Article V conventio