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Governor McAuliffe Announces Actions on the FY2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Announces decisions made by the Governor on ways to produce savings and eliminate the revenue shortfall in the state’s FY2015 budget plan.  From the Office of the Governor


Support Costs and Staffing at Virginia’s Higher Education Institutions

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues


Finds that spending on support functions at Virginia’s 15 public higher education institutions increased 28% from 1991 to 2010 when adjusted for enrollment and inflation, but that the rate of increased support staff spending varied substantially across institutions.  W&M was listed as one of three that spent more than 75% of similar institutions.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


Trends in Compliance Activities Through Fiscal Year 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Reports on compliance with tax laws and revenue obtained.  The total dollars collected increased for the third straight year, to $2.9 trillion or 13% increase in FY2013.  From the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration


Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2012-14: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

Covers federal outlays for research and development by character of work, field of science or engineering (including social sciences), geographical area, and research performer.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Hampton Roads Regional Benchmarking Study 2014

Latest annual study of the region’s 16 jurisdictions with locality profiles and regional benchmarks covering the economy, demographics, housing, transportation, and various quality of life indicators.  From the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission


Budgetary Estimates for the Single-Family Mortgage Guarantee Program of the Federal Housing Administration

Categories: Govt Finance,Housing/Homelessness

Offers estimates of the effect on future federal budgets of loan guarantees, made by the FHA during the period 1992-2013.  The sharp downturn in housing values in recent years have caused estimates of significant savings to change to predictions of small losses.  From the Congressional Budget Office


The National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Spying/Intelligence

Describes the priorities, objectives, resources and strategic environment for the nation’s 17 intelligence community components.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence


Diplomatic and Embassy Security Funding Before and After the Benghazi Attacks

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations

Presents a history and analysis of the requested and actual funding for diplomatic and embassy security since FY2008.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


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