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Earl Gregg Swem Library

United States of America v. Jeffrey Webb et al.

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Crime/Justice,Headlines

Text of the indictment against leading officials of the international soccer organization known as FIFA for racketeering.  From the Justice Department


Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Crime/Justice,Headlines

Agency press release which describes the 47 count indictment in federal court in New York City against high-ranking officials of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).  Also provides links to the indictment document.  From the Justice Department


The Condition of Education 2015

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Presents 42 indicators on important topics and trends at all levels of U.S. education, including educational attainment and economic outcomes, and international comparisons.  New indicators include learning behaviors for kindergartners, disparities in outcomes among male youth of color, and differences in postsecondary degree completion by socioeconomic status.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Clean Water Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States”

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources

Final rule that responds to a 2006 Supreme Court ruling by clarifying what waters are affected by the Clean Water Act.  The rule defines affected waters as navigable waterways and their tributaries.  From the Environmental Protection Agency


State of Texas et al v. United States

Categories: Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Supreme Court/courts

2-1 vote on partisan lines of a panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.  The decision denies the Obama Administration’s request to lift a Texas District Court injunction blocking the implementation of a plan to defer deportations of illegal immigrants and grant them work permits.  From


Hillary Clinton_Email Collection

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines*&caseNumber=F-2015-04841

First batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Benghazi, Libya and other topics,  released in the State Department’s Virtual Reading Room.  Shows original document date, sender, and recipient.  From the State Department


Insurance Status by State Medicaid Expansion Status: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2013 – September 2014

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Examines changes in the percentage of persons who were uninsured, by state Medicaid expansion status, age, and poverty status.  The percentage of adults who were uninsured decreased from 20.4% in 2013 to 15.9% in April-September 2014.  Medicaid expansion states experienced a larger drop in the uninsured (10%) than non-expansion states (3%).  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Public School Safety and Discipline: 2013-14: First Look

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Headlines,Statistics

Annual report on safety and discipline plans and practices, safety and discipline training for teachers and aides, security personnel, frequency of specific discipline problems, and number of incidents of particular problems.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


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