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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Annual Report on the Salaries Paid to Employees of the Commonwealth

Categories: Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD4922015/$file/RD492.pdf

Annual report on salaries paid to state employees and how they compare to salaries in the private sector. Finds that state salaries are 21% lower than those for comparable jobs in the private sector. From the Department of Human Resource Management

 

Federal Reserve Issues FOMC Statement [on raising interest rate]

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Headlines

http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/monetary/20151216a.htm

Statement on the current condition of the economy and the decision to raise the federal funds interest rate. From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

State Spending on the K-12 Standards of Quality: 2015 Update

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt479.pdf

Estimates that the state spent $5.6 billion on the K-12 standards of quality or $4,580 per elementary and secondary school student. Includes data on spending by each locality in the state. From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission