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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Documents Obtained by Committee from Turing Pharmaceuticals

Categories: Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation

Memorandum providing excerpts from more than 250,000 pages of documents obtained by a House Committee from Turing Pharmaceuticals, the firm under Congressional investigation for price gouging after their leader, Martin Shkreli, arranged for huge price increases on a prescription drug product developed by a company he purchased. From the Minority of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


Implementation of School Divisions’ Student-Athlete Concussion Policies

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Education,Health/Medical,Virginia Issues$file/RD82.pdf

Presents 10 recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly relating to the establishment of management plans for the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. From the Virginia Commission on Youth.


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

Examines claims that the 12 nation free trade agreement will or will not advance the strategic interests of the U.S. through the exertion of influence in economic as well as security domains.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


National Commission on the Future of the Army: Report to the President and the Congress …

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance

Focuses on the growing requirements and challenges faced by the U.S. Army in a time of diminishing resources. Also emphasizes the need for a Total Force Policy which brings together the Regular Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve. From the Commission


Manufacturing and International Trade Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Provides a comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data. From the Census Bureau.


Hall of Justice

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Features access to nearly 10,000 datasets and research documents relating to criminal justice at the federal and state governments. Includes government as well as academic data. From the Sunlight Foundation.


Budget and Economic Data

Categories: Govt Finance,Medicare/Medicaid,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

New site which features budget, economic, revenue, and spending projections; historical budget data, 10-year trust fund projections, and more. From the Congressional Budget Office


National Coastal Condition Assessment 2010

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Statistics

Reports on the quality of coastal waters, including the Chesapeake Bay. The report, with samples from 1,104 sites, examines four indices: benthic, water quality, sediment quality, and ecological fish tissue contaminant. Finds 56% of coastal waters rated good for biological quality. From the Environmental Protection Agency


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