Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

2013 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community

Categories: Defense/Military,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Covers military and civilian personnel, characteristics of the force, active duty members, reserve and National Guard members, plus reference tables which cover pay and population by states and continents.  From the Defense Department


Hate Crime Statistics 2013

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Disability,Headlines,Religion/Ethics,Sex Issues,Statistics

Annual release of information about crimes related to bias categories of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.  Includes data about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of the crimes.  Nearly 7,000 offenses were recorded in 2013.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


To Walk the Earth in Safety: 2014

Categories: Arms Control,Conflict Resolution,Guns

Describes the programs and partnerships that comprise the U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Program.  Describes funding and activities of the U.S. around the world to destroy or impound conventional weapons such as landmines and ammunition storage sites.  From the State Department


Correctional Education in Juvenile Justice Facilities

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Youth

Includes a Guidance Package and Additional Resources for improving the educational programs provided to 60,000 youths in local and state correctional facilities.  From the Education and Justice Departments.


Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Prices/Inflation

Updates a 2012 study on whether permitting increased exports of natural gas will affect energy prices in U.S. markets.  From the Energy Information Administration


Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism,Treaties

Includes the foreword by Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, Findings and Conclusions, and the lengthy Executive Summary.  From the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence