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The Domestic Social Policy Division offers Congress research and analysis in the broad area of domestic social policies and programs. Issue and legislative areas include: education and training, health care and financing, Social Security, public and private pensions, social welfare programs, nutrition assistance, housing, immigration, drug control, crime and criminal justice, labor and occupational safety, unemployment and workers’ compensation, and other issues related to persons with disabilities, the aged, the poor, children and families, and veterans. Analysts use multiple disciplines in their research, including program and legislative expertise, quantitative methodologies and economic analysis.

Last Updated: 11/28/2018