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Louisiana Acquisitions August 2012

Louisiana Legislative Library August 2012 Acquisitions List

Louisiana House of Representatives - David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library   
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New Acquisitions List – August 2012
 
ABORTION

ABORTION: judicial history and legislative response.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, July 9, 2012.

 
AMENDMENTS
THE ARTICLE V CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS: historical perspectives for Congress. U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
THE ARTICLE V CONVENTION TO PROPOSE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS: contemporary issues for Congress.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
AUDITS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT, DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDING AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2011: performance audit services, informational report, issued August 1, 2012.  La. Office of Legislative Auditor.  Baton Rouge: La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM FOLLOW-UP REPORT: performance audit services, issued August 1, 2012.  La. Office of Legislative Auditor.  Baton Rouge: La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
 
BUDGETS
FISCAL STATUS UPDATE.  La. Senate. Fiscal Services.  [Baton Rouge] La. Senate. Fiscal Services, 2012.
 
CAREER EDUCATION
CREATING A COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ACCOUNTABILITY MODEL FOR HIGH SCHOOLS.  NGA Center for Best Practices.  Washington, DC: NGA Center for Best Practices, 2012.
 
COLLEGE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
SAVING FOR COLLEGE: 529 plans.  NCSL.  Denver: NCSL, 2012.
 
DEFICIT FINANCING
DEFICIT-REDUCTION PACKAGE THAT LACKS SIGNIFICANT REVENUES WOULD SHIFT VERY SUBSTANTIAL COSTS TO STATES AND LOCALITIES: Ryan budget cuts to state and local services would be far deeper than cuts under sequestration.  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2012. State by state tables indicating cuts.
 
DENTAL CARE
EXPANDING THE DENTAL SAFETY NET: a first look at how dental therapists can help.  Pew Center on the States.  Washington, DC: Pew Center on the States, 2012. Includes bibliographical references.
 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
MONEY-BACK GUARANTEES FOR TAXPAYERS: clawbacks and other enforcement safeguards in state economic subsidy programs.  Good Jobs First.  Washington, DC: Good Jobs First, 2012. Includes appendices.  Includes list of companies receiving subsidies.
 
ECONOMY
A DECADE BEHIND: breaking out of the low-skill trap in the southern economy.  Georgetown University. Georgetown Public Policy Institute. Center for Juvenile Justice Reform.  Washington, DC: Georgetown University, 2012. Includes appendices.
 
EDUCATION
BUILDING AND SUSTAINING TALENT: creating conditions in high-poverty schools that support effective teaching and learning.  Education Trust.  Washington, DC: Education Trust, 2012.
Includes Ascension Parish Public School System.
 
GOVERNMENTAL FINANCE
TAX REVENUES CONTINUE TO GROW IN EARLY 2012: but trends vary; twelve states reported declines in tax revenues in the first quarter of 2012, while local taxes fall.  Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Fiscal Studies Program.  Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Fiscal Studies Program, 2012.
 
GUN CONTROL
GUN CONTROL: states' laws and requirements for concealed carry permits vary across the nation.  U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012. Report to congressional requesters.
GUN CONTROL: sharing promising practices and assessing incentives could better position justice to assist states in providing records for background checks.  U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012. Includes appendix. Report to Congressional requesters.
 
HEALTH CARE ACCESSIBILITY
HEALTH CARE: constitutional rights and legislative powers.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
HEALTH INSURANCE
ACA: a brief overview of the law, implementation, and legal challenges.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
HIGHWAY FINANCE
UNSPENT HIGHWAY FUNDS.  CSG.  Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
INFRASTRUCTURE
BANKING ON GREEN: a look at how green infrastructure can save municipalities money and provide economic benefits community-wide.  American Rivers.  Washington, DC: American Rivers, 2012. Includes bibliographical references.
 
INTERSTATE COMPACTS
A VICTORY FOR INTERSTATE COMPACTS.  CSG.  Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
MEDICAID
CONSIDERATIONS IN ASSESSING STATE-SPECIFIC FISCAL EFFECTS OF THE ACA'S MEDICAID EXPANSION.  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
MEDICAID: states reported billions more in supplemental payments in recent years.  U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012.
MEDICAID FINANCING AND EXPENDITURES.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
MEDICAID HEALTH HOMES FOR BENEFICIARIES WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS.  Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.  Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 2012.  Profiles four states: Missouri, Rhode Island, New York, Oregon.
OPTING IN TO THE MEDICAID EXPANSION UNDER THE ACA: who are the uninsured adults who could gain health insurance coverage? Urban Institute. Health Policy Center.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute. Health Policy Center, 2012.  State-level information about uninsured adults with incomes below 138 percent of FPL who could become eligible for Medicaid if states decide to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
 
MORTGAGES
HOW STATES ARE USING MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT FUNDS.  CSG.  Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
NATURAL GAS WELL DRILLING
HYDRAULIC FRACTURING AND SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT ISSUES.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
DETERIORATING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM 2000 TO 2010: coverage takes the biggest hit in the South and Midwest.  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
INDIVIDUAL MANDATE AND RELATED INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS UNDER ACA.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
MEDICAID EXPANSION: states' implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012.  Report to the Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate.
 
PENSIONS
LEGAL CONSTRAINTS ON CHANGES IN STATE AND LOCAL PENSIONS.  Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.  Chestnut Hill, Mass. Boston College, 2012. Includes appendix. Includes: Public Plans Database.
   
POVERTY
CHANGES IN WEALTH OF LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOOD RESIDENTS: a local view of the financial crisis.  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
RAILROADS
THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH SPEED RAIL IN THE UNITED STATES: issues and recent events.  U.S. Congressional Research Service. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
RETIREMENT
2012 RETIREMENT CONFIDENCE SURVEY OF THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKFORCE.  Center for State and Local Government Excellence.  Washington, DC: Center For State and Local Government Excellence, July 2012.
 
RETIREMENT FUNDS
GASB ENACTS PENSION ACCOUNTING REFORMS REGARDING THE USE OF DISCOUNT RATES. National Association of State Budget Officers NASBO.  Washington, DC: National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) 2012.
 
SALES TAX
"AMAZON" LAWS AND TAXATION OF INTERNET SALES: constitutional analysis.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
SCHOOL DISTRICT RESTRUCTURING & REFORM: East Baton Rouge Parish.  Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce.  Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce, 2012.
 
SCHOOL CURRICULA
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) EDUCATION: a primer.  U.S. Congressional Research Service.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
TANF
HOW STATES HAVE SPENT FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDS UNDER THE TANF BLOCK GRANT.  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2012.
TANF AT 16: what do we know?  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
TORTS
THE LEGISLATOR'S GUIDE: tort reform boot camp.  American Legislative Exchange Council.  Washington, DC: American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2011.
 
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE BANKS AND SURFACE TRANSPORTATION.  U.S. Congressional Budget Office.  Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Budget Office, 2012.
 
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
THE CHALLENGE FACING THE UI FINANCING SYSTEM.  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
WEALTH
CAN THE POOR ACCUMULATE ASSETS?  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
WORKING POOR
WEATHERING THE RECESSION: the financial crisis and family wealth changes in low-income neighborhoods / Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
WRONGFUL CONVICTION
POST-CONVICTION DNA TESTING AND WRONGFUL CONVICTION.  Urban Institute.  Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012. Includes bibliographical references.
 
 
New Editions of Serials List – August 2012
 
ANNUAL REPORT
ANNUAL MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYSIS REPORT, FISCAL YEAR.  La. Office of Financial Institutions.  Baton Rouge: La. Office of Financial Institutions, 2011-.  Holdings: 2010/2011.
 
CHILD MORTALITY
LOUISIANA CHILD DEATH REVIEW PANEL ANNUAL REPORT UNEXPECTED CHILD DEATHS IN LOUISIANA.  La. Child Death Review Panel.  Baton Rouge: La. Child Death Review Panel, 1993-.  Holdings: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001.
 
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
ADULT CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS: a report submitted to the Fiscal Affairs and Governmental Operations Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments.  La. Legislative Fiscal Office.  Atlanta: CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 1986-87, 1991-.  Holdings: 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
 
EDUCATION STATISTICS
K-12 EDUCATION COMPARATIVE DATA REPORT.  Atlanta: CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 2001-. Holdings: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
 
ENERGY
LOUISIANA ENERGY FACTS ANNUAL.  La. Department of Natural Resources. Technology Assessment Division.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Natural Resources, 2002-.  Holdings: 2002 (data yr.), 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
TRANSPORTATION ENERGY DATA BOOK.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  [s.l.] U.S. Department of Energy, 2012.  Holdings: 2012.
 
FLOOD CONTROL
A STATUS REPORT ON THE STATEWIDE FLOOD CONTROL PROGRAM.  La. Department of Transportation and Development. Office of Public Works, Hurricane Flood Protection and Intermodal Transportation. Statewide Flood Control Unit.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Transportation and Development, 2008-.  Holdings: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
HAZARDOUS WASTE
ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR.  La. Department of Environmental Quality. Office of Environmental Assessment. Remediation Services Division; La. Department of Environmental Quality. Office of Environmental Assessment. Environmental Technology Division; La. Department of Environmental Quality. Office of Environmental Assessment. Underground Storage Tank Division.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Environmental Quality, 2003-. Holdings: 1998-2001, 2000/2001, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011.
 
HIGHWAY FINANCE
HIGHWAY PROGRAM, SORTED BY FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION: FY for legislative review and approval.  La. Department of Transportation and Development.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Transportation and Development, 2009-. Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
HIGHWAY PLANNING
COMPARATIVE DATA REPORT ON STATE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS. North Carolina General Assembly. Fiscal Research Division.  Atlanta: CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 1996-. Holdings: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012.
 
JUVENILE COURTS
JUVENILE COURT STATISTICS. [YR.].  U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.  Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2005-. Holdings: 2005 (data yr.), 2006-2007, 2008, 2009.
 
MEDICAID
COMPARATIVE DATA REPORT ON MEDICAID: a report submitted to the Fiscal Affairs and Governmental Operations Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments.  La. Legislative Fiscal Office.  Atlanta: CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 1992-. Holdings: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012.
LOUISIANA MEDICAID ANNUAL REPORT.  La. Department of Health and Hospitals. Bureau of Health Services Financing.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Health and Hospitals, 1997-.  Holdings: 1997/1998 (fiscal yr.), 1998/1999, 1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011.
 
MOTOR VEHICLES
THE U.S. MOTOR VEHICLE REFERENCE BOOK.  Chicago: BRB Publications, 2009-.  Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011.
WARD'S MOTOR VEHICLE FACTS AND FIGURES: documenting the performance and impact of the U.S. auto industry. Ward's Communications.  Southfield, Mich. Ward's Communications, 2011.  Holdings: 2012.
 
PORTS
A STATUS REPORT ON THE PORT CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY PROGRAM, ANNUAL REPORT: presented to the annual conference of the Ports Association of Louisiana.  La. Department of Transportation and Development. Office of Public Works and Intermodal Transportation.  Baton Rouge: La. Department of Transportation and Development, 2000-.  Holdings: 2000, 2003, 2005, 2012.
 
SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS.  La. School Employees' Retirement System.  Baton Rouge: La. School Employees' Retirement System, 2010-. Holdings: 2010, 2011 June, 2011 Dec, 2012.
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS.  La. State Employees' Retirement System.  Baton Rouge: La. State Employees' Retirement System, 2008-.  Holdings: 2008, 2009, 2009 Aug., 2010, 2010 Aug., 2011, 2011 July, 2012.
LOUISIANA STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, LOUISIANA BROKERAGE PROGRAM REPORT.  La. State Employees' Retirement System.  Baton Rouge: 2008-. Holdings: 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012.
 
TAXATION
STATE TAX UPDATE. NCSL. Fiscal Affairs Program. Denver: NCSL, 2009-. Holdings: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF LOUISIANA (TRSL) BOARD OF TRUSTEES EDUCATION HOURS.  Teachers Retirement System of La.  Baton Rouge: 2005-.  Holdings: 2005-June, 2005-Oct, 2005-Nov, 2005-Dec, 2006-Jan, 2006-Apr, 2006-Aug, 2007-Jan, 2007-Aug, 2008-July, 2008-Oct, 2008-Nov, 2009-Aug, 2010-Jan, 2010-Oct, 2010-Dec, 2011-Apr, 2011-Oct, 2011-Dec, 2012-Aug.
 
VITAL STATISTICS
BIRTHS: FINAL DATA FOR [YR.]  National Center for Health Statistics.  Hyattsville, Md. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006-. Holdings: 2006 (data yr.), 2007, 2008, 2009.
 
WORKER'S COMPENSATION
WORKERS' COMPENSATION: benefits, coverage, costs.  National Academy of Social Insurance.  Washington, DC: National Academy of Social Insurance, 2007-.  Holdings: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
 

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