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Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009-2011: Statistical Tables

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/ssvacf0911st.pdf

Presents detailed tables of jurisdiction and facility level counts of sexual misconduct allegations in adult prisons and jails.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Sexual Victimization Reported by Adult Correctional Authorities, 2009-11

Categories: Crime/Justice,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/svraca0911.pdf

Presents counts of nonconsensual sexual acts and other types of sexual abuse and harassment (some 8,700 allegations in all) reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons and jails over a three year period.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Trade Reforms, Foreign Competition, and Labor Market Adjustments in the U.S.

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/ifdp/2013/1095/ifdp1095.pdf

Traces the connection between liberalized trade policies and lost jobs.  From the Federal Reserve System

 

U.S. – NAFTA Trade Exceeds $100 Billion for First Time on Record

Categories: Canada,Foreign Trade/Investment,Mexico,Statistics

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/press_releases/bts001_14

Press release with statistics on trade volume between the U.S. and Canada/Mexico which hit all-time high in October 2013.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Current Issues in Mental Health in Canada: The Federal Role in Mental Health

Categories: Canada,Mental Health

http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/2013-76-e.pdf

Identifies the role played by the federal government in regard to mental health, the jurisdictional basis for that role, and then describes specific programs and initiatives.  From the Canadian Parliamentary Information and Research Service

 

S.1947 A Bill to Rename the Government Printing Office the Government Publishing Office, and for Other Purposes

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations,Uncategorized

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113s1947is/pdf/BILLS-113s1947is.pdf

Redesignates the Government Printing Office as the Government Publishing Office to better cite the range of contemporary responsibilities of the agency.  The Public Printer would become the Director of the Government Publishing Office.  From the Federal Digital System

 

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