Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Virginia’s Homeless Programs 2011/2012 Program Year

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Welfare/Social Services

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2862012/$file/RD286.pdf

Reports on the state’s seven programs of support for the estimated  33,000 to 40,000 who experience homelessness at some point during the year.  From the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

 

 

The Virginia Report 2012

Categories: Education,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD3032012/$file/RD303.pdf

Annual report on Virginia’s progress in areas important to its quality of life.  From the Council on Virginia’s Future.

 

Total Educational and General Expenditures by Program, Virginia Public Higher Education Institutions

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD3342012/$file/RD334.pdf

Statistical table which compares Virginia public colleges and universities  and their spending for instruction, research, public service, and other functions.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

 

Annual Report: Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority

Categories: Energy,Federal State Relations,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2662012/$file/RD266.pdf

Covers federal offshore wind developments/actions, a summary of key state wind developments during  2012 in Virginia and other Atlantic states, and recommendations to the General Assembly.  From the Authority.

 

Lebanon: Background and U.S. Policy

Categories: Foreign Assistance,Middle East Conflict,Syria

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R42816.pdf

Provides an overview of issues relating to Lebanon including the current civil war in Syria, and U.S. assistance to Lebanon.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Arab,Egypt,Iran,Israel,Middle East Conflict

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33476.pdf

Discusses how recent events have increased concerns about Israel’s security especially with regard to Iran and the long-standing peace treaty with Egypt.  Also discusses the question of control over Jerusalem and relations with the Palestinians.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Social Security: Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Categories: Retirement/Social Security,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/94-803.pdf

Reviews the history of adjustments to the Social Security benefit , the current measure that is used to determine whether an adjustment is justified, and what other adjustments to Social Security programs are made.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32964.pdf

Discusses the current investment position of the U.S. which is a measure of assets which American own abroad and assets  which foreigners own in the U.S.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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