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Earl Gregg Swem Library

United States of Trade: 50 Stories in 50 States That Show the Impact of Trade Across the Nation

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/United%20States%20of%20Trade.pdf

Claims 11.7 million U.S. jobs were supported by exports in 2014 and provides statistics at state level.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

USGCRP Climate and Health Assessment: Draft for Public Comment

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/09/fact-sheet-us-caricom-summit-deepening-energy-cooperation

This scientific assessment reviews new literature on the impacts of climate change on human health in the U.S. including temperature related death and illness, air quality, vectorborne disease, water problems, food safety, extreme weather and mental health.  From the U.S. Global Change Research Program

 

Fact Sheet: U.S. – CARICOM Summit: Deepening Energy Cooperation

Categories: Energy,Latin America

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/09/fact-sheet-us-caricom-summit-deepening-energy-cooperation

Covers the main issues of discussion at the meeting of the leaders of the U.S. and Caribbean countries.  From the White House

 

FY2014 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption

Categories: Adoption/Foster Care,Children,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/aa/pdfs/fy2014_annual_report.pdf

Provides information on incoming adoptions by country of origin and number of days to completion by country.  From the State Department

 

Net Neutrality: Selected Legal Issues Raised by the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order

Categories: Laws/Regulations,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43971.pdf

Analyzes the primary legal issues raised by the Federal Communications Commission’s order regulating broadband Internet service as telecommunications services. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Revision of Justice Department Freedom of Information Act Regulations

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Secrecy,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/news/2015/04/doj-foia.pdf

Updates regulations to lower copying fees, recognize Internet news organizations as representatives of the news media making them exempt from search fees, and increase responsiveness to requests for classified information by determining whether continuing classification is proper. From the Justice Department

 

White Paper on the Capstone Approach and Capstone GRS

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Processes/Organization,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express/files/2015/04/FINAL-Capstone-WHITE-PAPER.pdf

Presents a plan for federal government management and retention of emails of permanent value and disposition of those lacking such value.  From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

Emergency Department Visits for Drug Poisoning: United States, 2008-2011

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db196.pdf

Provides information about drug poisonings by age, sex, intent of injury, and drugs involved for the period 2008-2011.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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