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House Concurrent Resolution 25: Establishing the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Text of the compromise worked out between Paul Ryan and Patty Murray to establish a foundation for the FY2014 federal budget.  From FDsys


Work Experience of the Population, 2012

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

Shows the number and percentage of people who worked during some portion of 2012.  Also contains statistics on worker characteristics and extent of work during the year.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE): 2012 Highlights

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Covers figures and tables for median household income, poverty, and poverty-of-school-children at the county level and poverty at the school district level.  From the Census Bureau


Northern Virginia Dominates List of Highest-Income Counties

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Press release with information on U.S. counties with highest median incomes and lowest poverty rates.  Virginia localities took 5 of the top 10 spots in the list of counties with highest median income.  Includes links to detailed excel tables.  From the Census Bureau


Measures of Muscular Strength in U.S. Children and Adolescents

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

Provides the first nationally representative data on core, upper body, and lower body measures of muscle strength among U.S. children and adolescents aged 6-15. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Long-Term Care Services in the United States: 2013 Overview

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Statistics

Provides information on the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers of long-term care services, and the demographic, health, and functional characteristics  of users of these services.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Trends in Insurance Coverage and Source of Private Coverage Among Young Adults Aged 19-25: United States, 2008-2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics,Youth

Investigates whether the Affordable Care Act and its provision that young adults can stay on parental health insurance plans to age 26 resulted in increases in coverage for young adults.   Finds the percentage of young adults with health insurance increased from 525 to 58% from 2010 to 2012.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


Victims of Identity Theft 2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Privacy,Statistics

16 million persons were victims of identity theft during 2012.  This report provides information on how the information was obtained, financial losses involved, and the impact of identity theft on victims’ lives.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


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