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Earl Gregg Swem Library

2012 Annual Report on Information Security in the Commonwealth

Categories: Telecommunications/Internet,Virginia Issues$file/RD134.pdf

Annual report on Virginia state agencies and their provisions for information security.  58% of state agencies have not implemented acceptable policies, standards, and procedures to control unauthorized uses or intrusions.  From the Virginia Information Technology Agency


Restoration of Rights in Virginia

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Elections/Campaigns,Virginia Issues

Describes the policy of restoring voting rights to nonviolent  felons.  Includes the criteria to be met under the new policy announced by Governor McDonnell.  From the Office of the Governor and the Secretary of the Commonwealth


Monitoring Internet Communications

Categories: Great Britain,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

Explains the use of different Internet monitoring methods and discusses the impact of evolving technologies.  From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology


Master Government List of Federally Funded R&D Centers

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Science/Technology

Provides name and location of  research centers plus the federal agency sponsor of the center.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Congressional Statistics 2012

Categories: Elderly,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Annual fact sheets which present data on the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs.  Covers the number of people receiving benefits and  the amount of total monthly payments by state, and congressional district.  From the Social Security Administration


Earnings and Employment Data for Workers Covered Under Social Security and Medicare, by State and County 2010

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Medicare/Medicaid,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

Information on the number of wage/salary and self-employed persons, the amount of their taxable earnings, and the amount they paid in Social Security and Medicare contributions.  From the Social Security Administration


Food Insecurity in Households with Children: Prevalence, Severity, and Household Characteristics, 2010-11

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Estimates that 21% of U.S. households were food insecure during this period and 10% of U.S. households with food insecurity had children in the household.  In 1% of households, caregivers reported that children were hungry, skipped a meal or did not eat all day due to lack of money for food.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


EPA Proposes Rules to Protect Americans from Exposure to Formaldehyde

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment!OpenDocument

Press release about two new proposed rules designed to protect Americans from exposure to the harmful chemicals in formaldehyde.  Contains links to text of proposed rules.   From the Environmental Protection Agency


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