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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Implementation of School Divisions’ Student-Athlete Concussion Policies

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Education,Health/Medical,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD822016/$file/RD82.pdf

Presents 10 recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly relating to the establishment of management plans for the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. From the Virginia Commission on Youth.

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States. 2016 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt481.pdf

Annual guide prepared for legislators which compares Virginia with other states in such areas as education, health, taxes and spending, and transportation. Also offers a snapshot of trends compared to the previous year. From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

Building Resiliency in Response to Sea Level Rise and Recurrent Flooding: Comprehensive Planning in Hampton Roads

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues,Weather/Disasters

http://www.coopercenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/Virginia%20News%20Letter%202016%20Vol.%2092%20No%201.pdf

Discusses the General Assembly mandate to Hampton Roads communities to incorporate strategies within their comprehensive planning to mitigate sea level rise and recurrent flooding. Describes some measures adopted by governments, businesses, and households in response to the mandate. From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Impacts to Roadways in Hampton Roads: Draft

Categories: Climate Change,Transportation,Virginia Issues,Weather/Disasters

http://www.hrtpo.org/uploads/docs/Sea%20Level%20Rise-Storm%20Surge%20Impacts%20to%20Roadways%20in%20HR%20DRAFT%20Report.pdf

Hampton Roads is second only to New Orleans in terms of vulnerability to sea level rise in the U.S. This is a first draft version of a GIS-based flooding vulnerability analysis for potential sea level rise and storm surge impacts to regional roadways by 2045. From the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization

 

Population Estimates for Virginia, Its Counties and Its Cities: 2015

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.coopercenter.org/demographics/virginia-population-estimates

Officials population estimates for the state, counties, cities, metro areas, and planning districts. Links to data tables provide information about population as of July 1, 2015 and population increase/percentage change since the 2010 Census. From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Final Report of the Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government

Categories: Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations,Religion/Ethics,Virginia Issues

http://governor.virginia.gov/media/5103/integrity-commission-final-report-dec-2015.pdf

Reviews recommendations by the commission in its first year and their fate in the legislature, then offers second year recommendations covering personal use of campaign funds, special session fundraising, legislator compensation, judicial selection, and budget cycle realignment among others. From the Commission

 

2016 Session Budget Bill

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://budget.lis.virginia.gov/bill/2016/1/HB30/Introduced/

Budget for the 2017-2018 biennium submitted by Governor McAuliffe to the Virginia General Assembly. From the Virginia Legislative Information System

 

Annual Report on the Salaries Paid to Employees of the Commonwealth

Categories: Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD4922015/$file/RD492.pdf

Annual report on salaries paid to state employees and how they compare to salaries in the private sector. Finds that state salaries are 21% lower than those for comparable jobs in the private sector. From the Department of Human Resource Management

 

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