Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2013

Categories: China,Defense/Military

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/2013_China_Report_FINAL.pdf

Latest annual report on the current and future military power of China.  From the Defense Department

 

Military and Security Developments Involving the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Categories: Defense/Military,Korea

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/Report_to_Congress_on_Military_and_Security_Developments_Involving_the_DPRK.pdf

Latest annual report on the current and future military power of North Korea.  From the Defense Department

 

Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military: Fiscal Year 2012: Annex A: 2012 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.sapr.mil/media/pdf/reports/FY12_DoD_SAPRO_Annual_Report_on_Sexual_Assault-VOLUME_TWO.pdf

Reports results of survey which showed that 6% of women and 1% of men experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012.  The figure for women was statistically significantly higher in 2012 than in 2010.  From the Defense Department

 

Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military: Fiscal Year 2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.sapr.mil/media/pdf/reports/FY12_DoD_SAPRO_Annual_Report_on_Sexual_Assault-VOLUME_ONE.pdf

Latest report on the incidence of sexual assaults in the armed forces.  Provides statistics and analysis, discusses policy and program changes, and outlines future plans to support victims.  In FY12 there were 3,374 reports of sexual assault involving service members.  From the Department of Defense

 

Administration Offers Consumers an Unprecedented Look at Hospital Charges

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.cms.gov/apps/media/press/release.asp?Counter=4596&intNumPerPage=10&checkDate=&checkKey=&srchType=1&numDays=3500&srchOpt=0&srchData=&keywordType=All&chkNewsType=1%2C+2%2C+3%2C+4%2C+5&intPage=&showAll=&pYear=&year=&desc=&cboOrder=date

Agency press release which describes what information has been made available about hospital charges and other measures introduced to restrain price increases in health care services. From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

Medicare Provider Charge Data

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Headlines,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Charge-Data/index.html

Interactive database which compares hospital charges for the top 100 most frequently performed services and reveals vast differences between nearby hospitals.  From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

2010 Foreign Trust Statistics

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.irs.gov/uac/SOI-Tax-Stats-Foreign-Trusts

Data and trends on foreign investments by U.S. taxpayers.  From the Internal Revenue Service

 

Election Timetables

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Great Britain

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/RP13-27.pdf

Research paper which sets out the model timetables for British Parliamentary elections and by-elections.  Includes recent changes lengthening the period for general elections to 25 days.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 13/27