Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Public Interest Groups: Agencies Must Notify Public Before Stripping Online Government Data

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

http://www.openthegovernment.org/node/5427

Describes letter sent by public interest groups to Office of Management and Budget officials reminding them that federal regulations require that agencies notify the public before removing public information from government agency websites.  Also contains link to text of letter.

 

 

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Quarterly Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January 2010-September 2016

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/quarterly_estimates_2010_2016_q13.pdf

Eight statistical tables which show quarterly data on the rise of the insured and the decline of the uninsured as effects of the Affordable Care Act.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts: School Year 2013-14 (Fiscal Year 2014)

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016303.pdf

Updates earlier reports.  Covers revenues by source and expenditures by function.  Includes current expenditures per pupil.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

America’s Airports: The Threat From Within

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

https://homeland.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Americas-Airports-The-Threat-From-Within.pdf

Finds that inconsistencies exist in the degree of airport security across the country and that a majority of U.S. airports do not have full employee screening at secure access points.  From the Homeland Security Committee of the House of Representatives

 

The Al-Qaeda Organization and the Islamic State Organization

Categories: Arab,Defense/Military,Terrorism

http://strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=1339

Subtitled: History, Doctrine, Modus Operandi, and U.S. Policy to Degrade and Defeat Terrorism Conducted in the Name of Sunni Islam.  From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College

 

Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2015, and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2015: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017024.pdf

Statistics on college student enrollment, including gender and race/ethnicity, on institutional revenues and expenditures, on staff and faculty gender and race/ethnicity, and on academic library collections, expenditures and services.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Membership of the 115th Congress: A Profile

Categories: Congress

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44762.pdf

Information on members of the current Congress, among the oldest in history.  Covers party affiliation, average age, education, occupation, length of service, religion, gender, ethnicity, foreign births, and military service.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The Essential Neil Gorsuch Reader: What Judge Gorsuch Cases Should You Read?

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/essential.pdf

Offers links to key opinions written by the nominee for the Supreme Court arranged according to categories of law at issue.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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