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DOJ/OIG Releases Report on Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://oig.justice.gov/press/2018/2018-06-14.pdf

Press release and report summary of the report of Inspector General Michael Horowitz on events prior to the 2016 presidential election.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.justice.gov/file/1071991/download

The 500 page report of the Inspector General of the Justice Department about the actions of the FBI and Justice Department prior to the 2016 presidential election.  Accuses former FBI Director James Comey of engaging in “ad hoc decision making” in reopening the investigation of Clinton’s emails “even if it meant rejecting longstanding Department policy or practice.”  Offers nine recommendations for remedying problems uncovered by the investigators.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

Census Bureau Reveals Fastest-Growing Large Cities

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/estimates-cities.html

Press release on how 8 of the 15 U.S. cities with the largest population gains are in the South and 3 of the top 5 in Texas.  Among the cities with the largest gains: San Antonio, Phoenix, Dallas, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Charlotte.  From the Census Bureau

 

Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

https://ucr.fbi.gov/leoka/2017

93 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents during 2017, 46 from “felonious acts” and 47 in accidents. Also includes demographic characteristics of officers killed and details about circumstances behind deaths.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing: 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/prod5_05162018.pdf

Reports that productivity declined by 3.2% in 2016, the largest annual decline since the series began to be tracked in 1987.  14 of 18 manufacturing industries experienced productivity declines.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Foreign-Born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics: 2017

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/forbrn_05172018.pdf

Reports on the unemployment rate for foreign-born workers, 4.1% in 2017, down from 4.3% in 2016.  Includes demographic characteristics of these workers, occupations pursued, and earnings.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas, 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Income/Poverty,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/rpp/2018/pdf/rpp0518.pdf

Real personal income grew on average by 1.1% in 2016 after increasing 4.7% in 2015.  Among states, the range varied from a high of +3.3% in Utah to a low of -3.6% in Wyoming.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2017

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201805.pdf

Provides full year health insurance estimates for the U.S. and 18 selected states.  In 2017 29.3 million persons or 9.1% of the population were uninsured at the time of interview.  This was 19.3 million fewer uninsured persons than in 2010.  Also  provides details of uninsurance by age, sex, race, and ethnicity.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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