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The 2015 Executive Budget Document

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

https://solutions.virginia.gov/pbreports/rdPage.aspx?rdReport=BDOC2015_FrontPage

Features Governor McAuliffe’s proposed amendments to the 2014-2016 Biennial Budget for Virginia.  From the Department of Planning and Budget

 

Virginia Water Quality Assessment 305(b)/303(d) Integrated Report 2014

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Water/WaterQualityAssessments/IntegratedReport/2014/ir14_Integrated_Report_All.pdf

This report provides the results of Virginia’s water quality assessments during the time period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2012  and satisfies state and federal water quality reporting requirements.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Student Loan Debt and Economic Outcomes

Categories: Business/Economics,Education-Higher,Housing/Homelessness,Prices/Inflation,Youth

http://www.bostonfed.org/economic/current-policy-perspectives/2014/cpp1407.pdf

 

Examines the impact of student loan liabilities on homeownership status and wealth accumulation.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

 

State Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors and Indoor Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, United States, November 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6349a1.htm

Provides information and statistics about the use of electronic cigarettes and other battery-powered devices capable of delivering nicotine to users.  Also covers use among minors and state attempts to regulate sales.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Work Experience of the Population: 2013

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/work.pdf

A statistical profile of the population that was employed, unemployed, and underemployed by demographic characteristics.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/osh2_12162014.pdf

Reports on the rate of cases per 10,000 workers, the rates per occupation, the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in industries, and injury/illness by age, gender, and race/ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-June 2014

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201412.pdf

Reports that 38 million persons or 12% of the population were uninsured at the time of the survey and that 54 million or 17% had been uninsured for at least part of the previous year.  5 million or 1.9% were covered by the Health Insurance Marketplace or state exchanges during the six months.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-June 2014

Categories: Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless201412.pdf

One of a series of surveys marking the increasing reliance of American homes on wireless telephones.  44% of American homes had only wireless telephones, an increase of 3% since the second half of 2013.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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