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Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Remarks to the Joint Money Committees

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

https://governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/newsarticle?articleId=7487

Text of the governor’s pre-session remarks to the money committees of the General Assembly as he presents the outline of his budget proposals.  From the Office of the Governor

 

Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr83enr/pdf/BILLS-113hr83enr.pdf

The act (HR 83) covering 701 pages which funds the federal government through Fiscal Year 2015, except for the Department of Homeland Security.  It also renames the Government Printing Office the Government Publishing Office.  From FDsys

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1917-1972, Public Diplomacy, World War I

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Propaganda

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1917-72PubDip

First of a series of retrospective FRUS volumes covering the topic of public diplomacy.  This one covers efforts to support U.S. war efforts and, especially, the work of the Committee on Public Information to educate a foreign public about U.S. war aims.  From the State Department

 

Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2013

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/cps/highlights-of-womens-earnings-in-2013.pdf

In 2013 women earned 82% of the median weekly earnings of male workers.  Provides details of women’s earnings by age, education, occupation, and state of residence.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization Among College-Age Females, 1995-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/rsavcaf9513.pdf

Describes and compares the characteristics of student and nonstudent female victims of rape and sexual assault, the attributes and location of the victimization, and the characteristics of the offender.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

CIA Comments on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report on the Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

https://www.cia.gov/library/reports/CIAs_June2013_Response_to_the_SSCI_Study_on_the_Former_Detention_and_Interrogation_Program.pdf

Response of the agency responsible for the detention and interrogation program to the Senate Intelligence Committee study.  Declassified in December 2014.  From the Central Intelligence Agency

 

Hate Crime Statistics 2013

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Disability,Headlines,Religion/Ethics,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/hate-crime/2013

Annual release of information about crimes related to bias categories of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.  Includes data about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of the crimes.  Nearly 7,000 offenses were recorded in 2013.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism,Treaties

http://www.intelligence.senate.gov/study2014/sscistudy1.pdf

Includes the foreword by Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein, Findings and Conclusions, and the lengthy Executive Summary.  From the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

 

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