Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Virginia’s Political Landscape, 2010

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Virginia Issues

http://www.archive-it.org/collections/1582

Includes web sites connected with Virginia’s 2010 congressional elections and with members of Virginia’s General Assembly.  From the Library of Virginia

 

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule

Categories: Children,Laws/Regulations,Privacy,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.ftc.gov/os/2012/08/120801copparule.pdf

Public notice of proposed rules modifying the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

Consumption of Cigarettes and Combustible Tobacco: United States, 2000-2011

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6130a1.htm?s_cid=mm6130a1_x

Finds a 27% decrease in consumption of all combustible tobacco products in the first decade of the 21st century.  The survey covers cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and roll-your-own tobacco.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

NASA Mars

Categories: Headlines,Science/Technology

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars/main/index.html

Information about the exploration of Mars by the Curiosity rover.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration