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October 2013 New Documents (and online resources)

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New and Notable State and Federal government publications for October, 2013.


It's November.  Elections in Michigan are coming.

Citizen's Guide to State Government: 2013-2014 Michigan Legislature. Michigan, September 2013.

Michigan Auditor General 2013 Annual Report. Lansing, Sept 2013.

Michigan economic update: August 2013 summary. Michigan Dept. of Treasury. Lansing, 2013.

Firearms Laws of Michigan Compiled by the Legislative Service Bureau. Lansing, October 2013.

Veterans Benefits and Services Benefits for Michigan Veterans who Served in the Military. Michigan Legislature, Oct 2013.

Michigan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. Drug Market Analysis 2011.

Michigan Traffic Safety Facts. U.S. Department of Transportation. 2007-2011.
http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/STSI/26_MI/2011/26_MI_2011.htm (totals together)
http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/departments/nrd-30/ncsa/STSI/26_MI/ (past years)

Children's Trust Fund Biennial Report: 2011-2012. Lansing. October, 2013.

Michigan Energy Appraisal: Winter Outlook 2013-2014. Michigan Public Service Commission. Lansing, 2013.

First Evidence of Grass Carp Reproduction in the Great Lakes.

Trends in Age Distribution and Support Ratios: Can America Afford to Support Future Generations in their Retirement? Darga, Ken. Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget. Lansing, 2013.

Green Book Report of Key Program Statistics: September, 2013. Michigan Dept. of Human Services.

Michigan Food Policy Council Report of Recommendations. September 2013.

Saginaw Bay Multiple Stressors Report. Stow, C.A., and T.O. Hook (Editors). NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-160. Sept, 2013.

Michigan Wolf Digest. Michigan DNR, 2013.

Driver Education Curriculum Guide. Michigan Dept. of State Driver Programs Drover Education Section. Sept, 2013.

Great Lakes Oil-In-Ice Demonstration 3. C. Locklear et al. Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Groton, CT. 2013.

Complete streets in Michigan: Progress, pitfalls and promise. MSU Extension, 2013.

Court clarification on Right to Farm and local regulation. MSU Extension, 2013.

Landbird population trends at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan: 1996-2012. Egan AT and Gostomski TJ. 2013.  Natural Resource Technical Report. NPS/GLKN/NRTR—2013/692. National Park Service. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Proposed final regional state forest plans available for public review through Dec. 9

Smart Growth and Urban Goods Movement. A. Bassok et al. National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board, 2013.

Use of Advanced Geospatial Data, Tools, Technologies, and Information in Department of Transportation Projects. G. V. Roe J. D. Raugust M. J. Olsen. Oregon State Coll., Corvallis. 2013.

Forest Service National Strategic Framework for Invasive Species Management. Forest Service, Washington, DC. 2013.

Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2013-2018. Northeastern Research Station, Newtown Square, PA. 2013.

Hydraulic Fracturing: Selected Legal Issues. Vann, Adam; Murrill, Brandon J., and Mary Tiemann. Congressional Research Service, 2013

EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study Improvement Act: report (to accompany H.R. 2850) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

A conceptual prototype for the next-generation National Elevation Dataset. Stoker, Jason M. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 2013.

Organic waste compounds in streams: occurrence and aquatic toxicity in different stream compartments, flow regimes, and land uses in Southeast Wisconsin, 2006-9. Baldwin, Austin K. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 2013.

Review of federal hydraulic fracturing research activities. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy & Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Friday, April 26, 2013. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (2011). Subcommittee on Energy. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP) data, based on 2006 – 2010 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) Data, is now available.

Married-Couple Households by Nativity Status: 2011. American Community Survey Briefs. L. J. Larsen N. P. Walters. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC. 2013.

Extended Measures of Well-Being: Living Conditions in the United States, 2011. Household Economic Studies. J. Siebens. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC. 2013.

Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out? Scott, Christine. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline.

Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children. Soloman-Fears, Carmen. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Household Income: 2012. American Community Survey Briefs. A. Noss. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC. 2013.

The Mental Health Workforce: A Primer. Heisler, Elayne J., and Bagalman, Erin. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Student Bullying: Overview of Research, Federal Initiatives, and Legal Issues. McCallion, Gail, and Feder, Joy. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Children and youth task force in disasters: guidelines for development. United States. Administration for Children and Families. Washington, D.C.: Administration for Children and Families, Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response, 2013.

Invisible wounds: examining the disability compensation benefits process for victims of military sexual trauma. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Wednesday, July 18, 2012. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

Preparedness in America: research insights to increase individual, organizational, and community action. United States. Department of Homeland Security. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2013.

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013. World Economic Forum.

Perinatal Health in the Rural United States, 2005. Laura-Mae Baldwin et al. WWAMI Rural Health Research Center. University of Washington. October 2013.

The Aging of the Rural Primary Care Physician Workforce: Will Some Locations Be More Affected than Others? Meredith A. Fordyce. UW School of Medicine. Dept. of Family Medicine. September, 2013.

Stories from the kitchen table: how middle-class families are struggling to make ends meet. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session. June 23, 2011. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

Individual State Descriptions: 2012. 2012 Census of Governments. US Census Bureau, 2013.

The US National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programmes (PRISM) and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) activities and the ir impact on EU citizens' fundamental rights. Directorate General for Internal Policies (EU) via Public Intelligence, 2013.

2011 Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel. F. M. Barlas et al. ICF Kaiser International, Inc., Fairfax, VA. February, 2013.

Lessons from the Army's Future Combat Systems Program. B. B. Dille et al. Rand Arroyo Center, Santa Monica, CA. 2012.

Past, present, and future irregular warfare challenges: private sector perspectives. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, hearing held June 28, 2013. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress. Feickert, Andrew. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Audit of the Management of Federal Prison Industries and Efforts to Create Work Opportunities for Federal Inmates. Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of the Inspector General. 2013.

Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership. National Inst. of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Justice Programs. 2013.

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Federal Aggravated Identity Theft. Doyle, Charles. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Federal Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: The 18 U.S.C. 924(c) Tack-On in Cases Involving Drugs or Violence. Doyle, Charles. Congressional Research Service, 2013.

Border security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection has taken steps to address GAO’s recommendations aimed at ensuring officers are fully trained.  Gambler, Rebecca. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2013.

Five things law enforcement executives can do to make a difference. National Institute of Justice. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 2013.

ATF national response team. United States. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, 2012.

Education needs to further examine data collection on english language learners in charter schools. Scott, George A. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2013.

Getting the most bang for the buck: quality early education and care. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 9, 2011. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Subcommittee on Children and Families. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

Wildland fire management: improvements needed in information, collaboration, and planning to enhance federal fire aviation program success. Report to congressional requesters. United States. Government Accountability Office, issuing body. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Accountability Office, 2013.

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013: the multiple dimensions of food secutity. Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations. Rome, 2013.

Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Chloride Roadway Deicers on the Natural Environment. A Synthesis of Highway Practice. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. 2013.

Lake St. Clair: Storm Wave and Water Level Modeling. M. A. Cialone M. E. Anderson T. J. Hesser. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. Coastal Hydraulics Lab. 2013.

Economic activity during the government shutdown and debt limit brinkmanship. Washington, D.C.: Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President of the United States, 2013.

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