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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Comptroller of Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne

Categories: Headlines,Supreme Court/courts,Taxes

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/13-485

5-4 Supreme Court decision that Maryland’s income tax law is unconstitutional.  Maryland was providing a limited tax credit for income taxes paid outside the state, but the credit did not cover taxes paid to cities and counties.  From the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell University Law School

 

What is Due Process in Federal Civil Service Employment?

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.mspb.gov/netsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=1166935&version=1171499&application=ACROBAT

Explains the current civil service laws for adverse actions and the history behind their formation.  It also explains the Constitutional requirements that are involved in trying to discharge a public employee for cause.   From the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board.

 

Hispanic Health

Categories: Health/Medical,Hispanics

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2015-05-vitalsigns.pdf

A factsheet on health factors relating to Hispanics.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Children, Ages 0-17, 2012 …

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st472/stat472.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for children and the cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Top Five Most Costly Conditions Among Adults Age 18 and Older, 2012….

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st471/stat471.pdf

Identifies the five most costly health conditions for adults and for elderly adults and provides cost figures for 2012.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions Among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st470/stat470.pdf

The same five conditions were ranked as the five most costly in 2002 and 2012.  The largest increase in cost during this period was for mental disorders, but heart conditions accounted for the highest total spending in both 2002 and 2012. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality