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Occupational Employment and Wages May 2014

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Latest semi-annual report on employment and wages.  The all-occupations mean wage was $47,230 and, of the 10 leading occupations in terms of numbers employed, only registered nurses had annual mean wages higher than the average.  Shows detailed occupations by number of employees and mean hourly and annual wages.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


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

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

Reports that 37 million Americans or 11.9% of the population were uninsured at the time of the survey interview.  Also includes health insurance coverage by demographic characteristics and poverty status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics,Youth

4th edition of a report on juvenile crime, victimization, and the juvenile justice system.  From the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


Governor McAuliffe Announces Preservation of 65 Acres of Civil War Battlefield

Categories: History,Virginia Issues

Announces the action by Civil War Trust and Anheuser-Busch to preserve site of 1862 Battle of Williamsburg where some 70,000 Union and Confederate troops fought in the beginning of the Peninsula Campaign.  From the Office of the Governor


Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order to Improve Law Enforcement at Virginia ABC

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues,Youth

Press release with text of Executive Order 40 (2015) calling for improved training of all ABC special agents in regard to use of force, cultural diversity, interaction with youth, and community policing.  Action follows recent controversial arrest of African American youth by ABC officers in Charlottesville. From the Office of the Governor