Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

State and Local Government Employment Remains at 16.6 Million

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/governments/cb10-132.html

Reports that state and local government employment was statistically unchanged from 2008 with local governments employing 12.2 million and state governments 4.4 million.  From the Census Bureau

JFCOM Economic Impact Brief No. 3

Categories: Defense/Military,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://hrpdc.org/Documents/Economics/2010/JFCOM_Economic_Impact_Brief_No_3.pdf

Asserts that JFCOM accounts for 4% of the professional and technical services employment in the Hampton Roads area, 2,600 of 66,000 jobs.  From the Hampton Roads Plan District Commission

Federal Aid to States for Fiscal Year 2009

Categories: Federal State Relations,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/fas-09.pdf

Presents data on federal aid to state and local governments by state and outlying areas.  Alaska had the highest per capita average grants to governments at more than $5,000 while Virginia was the lowest at slightly more than $1,000.  From the Census Bureau

Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2009: State and County Areas

Categories: Federal State Relations,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2010pubs/cffr-09.pdf

Presents data on federal government expenditures in state, county, and subcounty areas to either public or private entities.  Federal domestic spending increased by 16% in FY2009, the largest increase since the federal government began compiling such figures in 1983.  States with the highest per capita federal spending were Alaska ($20,351) and Virginia ($19,734).  From the Census Bureau.