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State Government Finances Summary: 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

http://www2.census.gov/govs/state/g13-asfin.pdf

Reports on 2013 state government revenues by source, expenditures by characteristic and function, indebtedness by term, and cash and security holdings by purpose.  From the Census Bureau

 

State Government Revenues Exceed Expenditures in 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-22.html

Press release on the 16.3% rise in state government revenues in 2013.  Also provides additional information from the Annual Survey of State Government Finances. From the Census Bureau

 

Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally-Admistered Defined Benefit Data Summary Report: 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www2.census.gov/govs/retire/g13-aspp-sl.pdf

Presents data on pension systems for public employees.  Covers defined benefit plans but not defined contribution plans.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

Health Care Utilization Among U.S. Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes, 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db183.pdf

Describes differences by age in the use of selected medical care services among adults.  Reports that 9% of American adults have diabetes. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Health Care for Veterans: Suicide Prevention

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Veterans

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42340.pdf

Describes the Veterans Health Administration three pronged program to prevent suicides: surveillance, risk and protective factors, and interventions.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Sex Trafficking of Children in the United States: Overview and Issues for Congress

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41878.pdf

Describes the problem in the U.S., and what the federal response has been.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Biennial Budgeting: Options, Issues, and Previous Congressional Action

Categories: Congress,Govt Finance,Govt Processes/Organization

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41764.pdf

Examines the history of moving to biennial budgeting as a solution for current problems, reviews the arguments for and against biennial budgeting, and looks at how two year budgeting has worked at the state level.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S.-EU Cooperation on Ukraine and Russia

Categories: East Europe,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Russia

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10129.pdf

Describes increased policy cooperation between the U.S. and the European Union against Russia since the July 2014 downing of a domestic airliner over the Ukraine by Russian-backed separatists. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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