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Iran Policy and the European Union

Categories: Arms Control,European Union,Iran,Nuclear Arms,Nuclear Energy,Treaties

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10656.pdf

Observations on current U.S. and European Union attitudes toward the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran regarding development of nuclear capabilities.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program

Categories: Business/Economics,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Treaties

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/files/reports/2017/AnnualReport/AnnualReport2017.pdf

Outlines the Trump administration’s four trade priorities: promoting U.S. sovereignty, enforcing U.S. trade laws, expanding goods and services exports, and protecting U.S. intellectual property rights.  Cites preference for bilateral rather than multilateral treaties, and skepticism toward the value of the World Trade Organization.   Includes an annex listing trade agreements entered into by the U.S. since 1984.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Virginia Budget Amendments 2017 Session, HB 1500 Conference Report

Categories: Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://budget.lis.virginia.gov/amendments/2017/1/HB1500/Introduced/CR/

Shows spending plan for remainder of FY2017 and FY2018.  From the Legislative Information Service of the Virginia General Assembly

 

Virginia State Budget, 2017 Session

Categories: Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://budget.lis.virginia.gov/default/2017/1/

Covers the budget bill, amendments, and committee reports.  From the Legislative Information Service of the Virginia General Assembly

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2017 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt492.pdf

Shows how Virginia compares to other states in spending and taxes, education, health, and transportation.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

Science and Engineering Research Facilities, Fiscal Year 2015

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/datatables/facilities/2015/

A set of 27 Excel data tables on research facilities in academic institutions covering total space, costs of new construction and renovation, and source of funding.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Research Space at Academic Institutions Increased 1.4% Between FY2013 and FY2015: Smallest Growth in Three Decades

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17315/nsf17315.pdf

Press release on research space in academic institutions including cost of new construction and repair, funding sources, and trends in research space at largest institutions.  Combines limited data with narrative.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses for Medical Services, by Insurance Coverage, 2000-2014

Categories: Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st500/stat500.pdf

Examines spending on health insurance premiums including the percentage of persons with out-of-pocket payments among those with health expenses, the out-of-pocket payment as a percentage of a person’s expenses, and the average amount paid out of pocket per person. Also shows results for the elderly and non-elderly.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

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