Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Crime in Virginia 2010

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Annual compilation of crime figures for the state shows that murder rates were up and robbery rates down in 2010 over the previous year.  From the State Police


Virginia Demographic Profile 2010

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Shows Virginia 2010 total population, population by sex, age, and race, household relationships, and housing occupancy and tenure.  From the Census Bureau and the Cooper Center for Public Service of the University of Virginia


Whither the Housing Market

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Discusses the falling value of homes in the Hampton Roads area since 2007, the per cent of area homes with mortgages in distress, and expectations for the future.  From the Hampton Roads Plan District Commission


New Federal Facilities Map

Categories: Defense/Military,Maps/Geography,Property Rights,Virginia Issues

Shows extent of land owned by federal government in each of the Hampton Roads localities.  Overall the federal government owns 9% of the land area of Hampton Roads but 34% of York County, the largest federal holding in an area locality.  From the Hampton Roads Plan District Commission


Welfare Reform Bill: Committee Stage Report

Categories: Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Welfare/Social Services

Describes legislative changes to date in proposed legislation to reform the British welfare system .  House of Commons Library Research Paper 11/48