Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

State of the Union Address 2007

Categories: Education,Energy,Headlines,Health/Medical,Immigration/Migration,Iraq,Presidency

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/01/20070123-2.html

Text of the annual presidential address. Proposes new energy, health care insurance, education, and immigration initiatives and pleads for support for Iraq policy. From the White House.

Fact Sheet: USCIS Naturalization Test Redesign

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

http://www.uscis.gov/files/pressrelease/natztestfs.pdf

Information on the revision of the citizenship examination for immigrants wishing to become citizens. Discusses the changes in the questions and the pilot program for introducing the new exam. From the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security.

Mineral Commodity Summaries 2007

Categories: Natural Resources,Statistics

http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mcs/2007/mcs2007.pdf

Features data and discussion on significant events, trends, and issues affecting the mineral commodity industry. Also offers short summaries of production, price, foreign trade, consumption and reserves for more than 90 minerals. From the U.S. Geological Survey.

A Review of the FBI’s Initial Response to Representative Mark Foley’s E-Mails …

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt/Business Scandals

http://www.justice.gov/oig/special/s0701/final.pdf

Reviews and criticizes the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its failure to take action after receiving information in July 2006 about the controversial emails sent by former Congressman Mark Foley to congressional pages. From the Office of the Inspector General of the Justice Department.

Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Report for Fiscal Year 2006

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Secrecy

http://www.usdoj.gov/oip/annual_report/2006/06contents.htm

Data on FOIA activity relating to the Department of Justice during the past year. Covers number of requests, number of appeals after initial denial, agency compliance with time limits, comparisons with previous yers, costs and fees collected. From the Department of Justice.

NARA-iArchives Digitization Agreement

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Govt Information,History

http://www.archives.gov/iarchives/iarchives-digitization-agreement.html

Text of the non-exclusive agreement between the National Archives and a Utah company which allows the company to digitize historical documents from the Archives collection and maintain control over the digitized materials for a period of five years. Links will be provided from the digitized material on the corporate website to the Archival Research Catalog of NARA when the materials become available to the general public. From the National Archives.