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Laura Bush 21st Century Grant Program Evaluation (Grant Years 2003-2009): Volume 2: Project Report Appendices

Categories: Careers,Libraries/Museums

http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/LB21%20Evaluation%20Appendices.pdf

 

Covers the methodology used for the study.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

Laura Bush 21st Century Grant Program Evaluation (Grant Years 2003-2009): Volume 1: Final Project Report

Categories: Careers,Libraries/Museums

http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/LB21%20Evaluation%20Report.pdf

 

Provides an assessment of a grant program designed to produce the next generation of librarians.  See also Report Appendices.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

The 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study: Recent and Long Term Payment Trends in the United States: 2003-2012: Summary Report and Initial Data Release

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Statistics

http://www.frbservices.org/files/communications/pdf/research/2013_payments_study_summary.pdf

Fifth in a series of studies which shows trends in types of payments, including credit card, debit, card, and checks in the American economy.  From the Federal Reserve

 

Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs?

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/current_issues/ci20-1.pdf

Looks at data on employment outcomes for recent college graduates and finds rising trend of underemployment in low wage or part-time jobs.  From the New York Federal Reserve Bank

 

 

Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies

Categories: Nuclear Arms,Spying/Intelligence,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/dod/dsb/monitoring.pdf

Calls for improved U.S. intelligence tools for global monitoring of nuclear arms proliferation actions and arms control treaties.  Also calls for more transparency about nuclear weapons among nuclear powers.  From the Defense Science Board, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Governor McAuliffe Announces Proposed Budget Amendments

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid,Virginia Issues

https://governor.virginia.gov/news/newsarticle?articleId=2694

19 amendments, proposed by the new governor, as modifications to the FY2014 and next biennium budgets prepared by the McDonnell administration.  Includes proposal to grant authority to the governor to decide upon Medicaid expansion if the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission fails to act prior to the end of the 2014 legislative session.  From the Office of the Governor