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Clinton Email August 2015 Release

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines

https://foia.state.gov/Search/Results.aspx?collection=Clinton_Email_August_Release

Latest monthly release of emails from the private email server used by Hillary Clinton while serving as Secretary of State.  Latest batch is said to include some 7,000 messages with about 150 partially or completely withheld as sensitive national security information.  From the State Department’s Virtual Reading Room

 

Fixed-Rate Tuition Plans

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Virginia Issues

http://www.schev.edu/Reportstats/SB806report.pdf?from=

Tuition has increased nationally at 4 times the rate of disposable income in the past 20 years.  This report examines the elements, benefits, and additional considerations of fixed-tuition plans.  From the State Council of Higher Education

 

Health Insurance

Categories: Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/032014/health/toc.htm

A series of tables on health insurance status of Americans by selected characteristics including poverty status.  From the Census Bureau

 

2013 Poverty Table of Contents

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/032014/pov/toc.htm

Includes characteristics of families, work experience, source of income, years of school completed and more.  From the redesigned Current Population Survey.  From the Census Bureau

 

Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013 Detailed Tables

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/incpovhlth/2013/dtables.html

Covers households, families, and persons based on redesigned questions from the Current Population Survey.  From the Census Bureau

 

Manufacturing and International Trade Report 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/MITR/2013/2013%20Manufacturing%20and%20International%20Trade%20Report.pdf

Provides a comprehensive comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data.  From the Census Bureau

 

Prevalence of Obesity Among Children and Adolescents in the United States and Canada

Categories: Canada,Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db211.pdf

Finds higher prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents aged 3-19 in the U.S. than in Canada.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Barack Obama v. Larry Klayman

Categories: Govt Secrecy,Headlines,Homeland Security,Privacy,Spying/Intelligence,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/ED64DC482F286F1785257EAF004F71E8/$file/14-5004-1570210.pdf

Federal appeals court decision overturning a District Court case which had blocked the National Security Agency from gathering phone information on U.S. citizens.  The judge ruled that the conservative activist lacked standing to sue the agency, because he lacked evidence that records involving his calls had been collected.  From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

 

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