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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The 2013 Executive Budget Document

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

http://www.dpb.virginia.gov/budget/buddoc13/index.cfm

The complete text of the governor’s proposed 2013 Virginia budget with links to supplementary material including Readers Guide to the Budget, Economic Forecast, and Revenue Forecast.  From the Department of Planning and Budget

 

Annual Budget Message: Remarks of the Honorable Robert F. McDonnell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to the Joint Meeting of the Senate Finance, House Appropriations and House Finance Committees

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Headlines,Transportation,Virginia Issues

http://www.governor.virginia.gov/utility/docs/Dec12JMC.pdf

Announces general fund spending amendments to the 2012-2014 budget of $215 million, which includes $92 million in budget reductions and reallocations.  Proposes dedicating a small portion of general fund revenue for transportation purposes and adding spending for K-12 education.  From the Office of the Governor

 

African American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2012

Categories: African Americans,Congress

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/201505.pdf

Reports on the current number of African Americans in the U.S. Congress, historical firsts, the Congressional Black Caucus, and other relevant information.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2012

Categories: Congress,Women

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/201506.pdf

This report identifies the names, committee assignments, dates of service, and congressional districts (for representatives) of the 278 women who have served in Congress.  Also identifies important firsts, patterns of service, and committee chair positions held by women.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center