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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Spending and Policy Options

Categories: Federal State Relations,Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Welfare/Social Services,Women

Provides an overview of the TANF program, the purpose and amounts of federal and state spending, the work requirements for eligibility for cash assistance, and 12 options that Congress might consider in changing TANF.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Women in the Labor Force: A Databook, 2014

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

Presents recent and historical labor force participation and earnings data  for women (and men) from the Current Population Survey.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


DOD Releases 2015 Military Pay and Compensation Rates

Categories: Defense/Military,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Agency press release with basic information about pay increases for members of the U.S. military which go into effect on January 1, 2015.  From the Department of Defense


Annual Report on the Salaries Paid to Employees of the Commonwealth

Categories: Govt Personnel,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues$file/RD486.pdf

Finds that if state employees’ salaries do not increase in 2015, they will trail the salaries of other employers by 24.82%.  Also includes suggestions for improving the competitiveness of state employee salaries.  From the Department of Human Resource Management


Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll Summary Report 2013

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Includes tables at the federal, state, and local levels, and for individual states.  Provides details on public employment and average pay by job categories.  From the Census Bureau


Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2013

Categories: Disability,Income/Poverty,Retirement/Social Security,Welfare/Social Services

Provides program and demographic information about the people who receive Social Security disability benefits including benefits awarded, income of disabled beneficiaries and geographic distribution of benefits.  From the Social Security Administration


Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2013

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

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


Annual Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2009 to 2012

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics

Annual estimates of inequality for personal, family, and household income and earnings.  From the Census Bureau


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