Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza: Implementation Plan

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Headlines,Health/Medical,Homeland Security

http://www.whitehouse.gov/homeland/nspi_implementation.pdf

Though calling the federal role in a flu pandemic limited, the implementation plan lays out more than 300 tasks for different agencies. Also includes measures of progress and timelines for implementation. From the White House.

Uniting Against Terrorism: Recommendations for a Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Categories: Terrorism,United Nations

http://www.un.org/unitingagainstterrorism/contents.htm

A report from UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on a global strategy against terrorism with special focus on strengthening the capacity of the United Nations to combat terrorism. From the United Nations.

Medicare: Communications to Beneficiaries on the Prescription Drug Benefit Could Be Improved

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Govt Processes/Organization,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06654.pdf

Assesses the quality and accuracy of published material and customer service telephone representatives of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Reports that language in the published material used technical terms without clear explanations and that telephone advice about the drug plan that would cost the least for a specified beneficiary had a 41 per cent accuracy rate. From the Government Accountability Office.

State and Local Government Employment and Payroll, March 2005

Categories: Govt Finance,Labor/Employment,Statistics

State and Local Government Employment and Payroll, March 2005

Has state and national level data on number of government employees by detailed function and size of payroll. From the Census Bureau.