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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Nuclear Safety: Countries’ Regulatory Bodies Have Made Changes in Response to the Fukushima Daiichi Accident

Categories: Energy,Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations,Nuclear Energy

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661464.pdf

The March 2011 incident at Japan’s nuclear plan led to a worldwide review of nuclear power programs.  This report examines actions taken by nuclear regulatory bodies from selected countries to strengthen safety, the establishment of automated systems to collect and transmit accident data, and steps taken by international organizations to support nuclear regulatory bodies and safety measures. From the Government Accountability Office

 

Medicaid Fraud Control Units: Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-06-13-00340.pdf

Highlights and statistics from the investigations and prosecutions conducted by the 50 fraud control units nationwide.  From the  Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

Consumer Action Handbook 2014

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection

http://publications.usa.gov/USAFileDnld.php?PubType=P&PubID=5131&httpGetPubID=0&PHPSESSID=1fb29c75q9a94tdd016rqmdtc2

Tips on preventing identity theft, understanding credit, filing consumer complaints, and key consumer information resources.  From the General Services Administration.gov

 

Historical Tables 2015: Budget of the U.S. Government

Categories: Govt Finance,History,Statistics

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BUDGET-2015-TAB/pdf/BUDGET-2015-TAB.pdf

Provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses, deficits, and federal employment over a lengthy period, usually from 1940 to date.  From the Office of Management and Budget and GPO’s Federal Digital System

 

Analytical Perspectives 2015: Budget of the U.S. Government

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BUDGET-2015-PER/pdf/BUDGET-2015-PER.pdf

Contains analyses that are designed to highlight specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data.  From the Office of Management and Budget and GPO’s Federal Digital System

 

Economic Report of the President, March 2014

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/ERP-2014/pdf/ERP-2014.pdf

For Obama administration’s view of the economy, plus annual report of Council of Economic Advisers plus statistical tables relating to income, employment, and production.  From the Office of Management and Budget and GPO’s Federal Digital System

 

Countering Overseas Threats: Gaps in State Department Management of Security Training May Increase Risk to U.S. Personnel

Categories: Govt Personnel,Terrorism

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/661489.pdf

Examines oversight of security training requirements for government employees entering risky areas by State Department and Agency for International Development officials. From the Government Accountability Office

 

Questions and Answers: What has the EU Done for Women? 50 Years of EU Action on Gender Equality for One Continent

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,European Union,Income/Poverty,Women

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-14-156_en.htm?locale=en

Poses a series of questions and then answers them.  Questions include what the EU treaties say about gender equality, what has been done about maternity and parental leave, what about the gender pay gap, and glass ceiling issues.  From the European Commission