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H.R. 1628 American Health Care Act of 2017

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/hr1628aspassed.pdf

Widely anticipated analysis of the health care bill passed by the House of Representatives in May 2017.  Finds the bill if enacted into law would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion and cause 23 million people to lose health insurance coverage by 2026.  Also finds that by 2026 51 million people under age 65 would be without health insurance compared to 28 million under current law.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Budget of the U. S. Government: A New Foundation for American Greatness: Fiscal Year 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/omb/budget/fy2018/budget.pdf

Basic budget document of the Trump administration with summary tables.  Proposes steep cuts to Medicaid and other social services programs.  From the White House and the Office of Management and Budget

 

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2016

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017064.pdf

Latest annual report on crime occurring in schools and colleges.  Covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, use of drugs and alcohol, and security staffing.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing and Mining Industries, 2016

Categories: Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/prin_05092017.pdf

Reports on productivity gains in about one-third of the 90 NAICS 4-digit manufacturing and mining industries in 2016.  Also provides information on unit labor costs.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Gross Domestic Product by State: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/gdp_state/2017/pdf/qgsp0517.pdf

Real GDP increased in every state in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 3.4% in Texas to a trace in Kansas and Mississippi.  For the year real GDP growth slowed to 1.5% ranging from +3.7% in Washington to -6.5% in North Dakota.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Police Vehicle Pursuits, 2012-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/pvp1213.pdf

Provides details on an estimated 68,000 vehicle pursuits including pursuit policies, the number of fatalities related to pursuits, and the characteristics of pursuits in selected agencies.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Capital Punishment, 2014-2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cp1415sb.pdf

Provides information on persons under sentence of death, including summary trends, admissions and releases from death row,       and the number of people executed.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Gross Domestic Product by Industry: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/industry/gdpindustry/2017/pdf/gdpind416.pdf

Finds that GDP increased by 1.6% in 2016 from the 2015 level.  Growth was widespread with 19 of 22 industry groups contributing to the increase.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

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