Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Annual Report of the Departments of Health and Human Services and Justice Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program FY2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://oig.hhs.gov/publications/docs/hcfac/FY2014-hcfac.pdf

Reports on sums won by the government in health care fraud judgments and settlements ($2.3 billion) and the number of enforcement actions undertaken.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

2014 Internal Revenue Service Data Book

Categories: Statistics,Taxes

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-soi/14databk.pdf

A collection of statistical tables showing the work of the IRS during the past year.  Includes information about returns filed, taxes collected, enforcement, taxpayer assistance, and the IRS workforce.  From the Internal Revenue Service

 

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Reveal Metro Areas and Counties that Propelled Growth in Florida and the Nation

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-56.html

Agency press release with details about fastest growing metro and county areas (Orlando, Florida), and the percentages of growth.  Florida had 7 of the 50 fastest growing metro areas.  From the Census Bureau

 

Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

Categories: African Americans,Civil/Human Rights,Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Supreme Court/courts

https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/575/13-895/opinion3.html

5-4 decision of the Supreme Court that overturns a lower court ruling on state redistricting.  Those challenging the law said that the Republican-led legislature packed minority voters into a few districts thereby limiting minority voting power.  From Justia

 

The FBI: Protecting the Homeland in the 21st Century

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Homeland Security,Terrorism

http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/protecting-the-homeland-in-the-21st-century

Credits the FBI for improving information sharing about terrorist threats with other federal agencies but finds it still faces significant challenges to improve its intelligence capabilities.  Report of a congressionally-established commission to review FBI’s implementation of recommendations by 9/11 Commission.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation