Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2010

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpswom2010.pdf

Annual report which reveals that women earned 81% of median weekly earnings of their male counterparts in 2010.  Also offers comparisons of male/female earnings by age, race, and educational background.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

2010 Population Distribution in the United States and Puerto Rico

Categories: Maps/Geography,Population/Census

http://www.census.gov/geo/www/maps/2010_census_nighttime_map/nighttime_map_2010.html

The so-called “Nighttime Map” where each dot represents a designated number of people based on the version of the map selected for reproduction.  From the Census Bureau

 

Excessive Heat Events Guidebook

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Urban Issues,Weather/Disasters

http://www.epa.gov/heatisland/about/pdf/EHEguide_final.pdf

Highlights best practices that have been employed to save lives during excessive heat events  in urban areas.  From the Environmental Protection Agency