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Louisiana Acquisitions Oct 2012

Louisiana Legislative Library - October 2012 Acquisitions List

Louisiana House of Representatives - David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library 

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New Acquisitions List – October 2012

 
AMENDMENTS
The Article V Convention For Proposing Constitutional Amendments: Historical Perspectives for Congress. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
AUDITS
Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program: An Agreed-Upon Procedures Report, Issued September 26, 2012. Baton Rouge: La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2012.
 
CENSUS
Home-Based Workers in the United States: 2010. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2012.
 
CHARTER SCHOOLS
The Essential Guide To Charter School Lawmaking: Model Legislation For States Grounded on Experience and Practice. Washington, DC: Center for Education Reform, 2012.
 
CHILD ABUSE
Report To The Congress On The Feasibility of Creating and Maintaining A National Registry of Child Maltreatment Perpetrators. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012.
 
CHILD HEALTH
EHRS, Consensus Standards, and the EPSDT Benefit: Care for Children With Mental Or Behavioral Health Problems or Developmental Disabilities. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
CONSTITUTIONS
Re-Examining the Constitution. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.
 
EDUCATION REFORM
Governor's Role In Aligning Early Education and K-12 Reforms: Challenges, Opportunities, and Benefit for Children. Washington, DC: NGA Center for Best Practices, 2012.
 
EDUCATION STATISTICS
The SAT Report on College and Career Readiness: 2012. New York, NY: College Board, 2012.
Science and Engineering Indicators [YR]. Arlington, Va.: National Science Foundation, 2012- . Includes tool to compile statistics for state profiles.
 
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
EMS Licensing: An Interstate Problem. Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
EMPLOYMENT FORECASTING
US Metro Economies: Employment Growth in the Next Decade. Lexington, Mass. Global Insight, 2012.
 
ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Rebound Effects' With Energy Efficiency Programs? Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
ESTATE TAX
State-Level Estimates Show Stark Contrasts Under Proposals To Extend Cut in Estate Tax While Failing To Extend Improvements In Tax Credits For Working Families. Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2012.
 
FEDERAL BUDGETS
What Was Actually in Bowles-Simpson - And How Can We Compare it With Other Plans? Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2012.
 
GAS INDUSTRIES
Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Key Environmental and Public Health Requirements. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012.
 
GOVERNMENTAL FINANCE
Sales Tax Revenues Show Slowest Growth in the Last Two Years: Seven States Reported Declines in Overall Tax Revenues in the Second Quarter of 2012. Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Fiscal Studies Program, 2012.
 
HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT
Health Care Fraud: Types of Providers Involved in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program Cases. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012.
Report to Congressional requesters.
Strategies For Curbing Health Insurance Costs For State Employees: Benefit Design, Wellness Programs, and Data Mining. Washington, DC: NGA Center for Best Practices, 2012.
 
HEALTH INSURANCE
Health Status, Health Insurance, and Medical Services Utilization: 2010. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2012. Former title: Health status, health insurance, and health services utilization: 2001.
Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines: An Assessment of State Laws and Implications for Improving Choice and Affordability of Coverage. Washington, DC: Georgetown University, 2012.
 
HEALTH POLICY
Despite Criticism, the Affordable Care Act Does Much to Contain Health Care Costs. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
LEAVE OF ABSENCE
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): An Overview. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
LEGISLATIVE IMMUNITIES
The Speech or Debate Clause: Constitutional Background and Recent Developments. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
MEDICARE
MEDIGAP: A Primer. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
NATURAL GAS
Oil and Gas: Information on Shale Resources, Development, and Environmental and Public Health Risks. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2012. Report to Congressional Requesters.
What Is Shale Gas and Why Is It Important? Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Energy, 2012.
 
OBESITY
Adult Obesity: More Pounds, More Health Care Dollars. Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012.
 
PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Assessing the New Health Care Law: Will It Improve Care and Reduce Spending? Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.
Health Insurance Exchanges Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, CRS Report for congress.
Implications of the Affordable Care Act For American Business. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
POVERTY
Poverty Higher in 2011, But Falling? Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2012.
 
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Six Strategies For Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse. Washington, DC: NGA Center for Best Practices, 2012.
 
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
Contemporary Developments in Presidential Elections. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
PRISONERS
Solitary Confinement: Is Long-Term Isolation of Prisoners Inhumane? Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.
 
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Public Pension Plan Investment Return Assumptions. Essex, Conn.: National Association of State Retirement Administrators, 2012.
State and Local Pension Plans: Funding Status, Asset Management, and A Look Ahead. Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 2012.
State Hybrid Retirement Plans Part II: Shared-Risk Arrangements. Essex, Conn.: National Association of State Retirement Administrators, 2012.
 
SOCIAL SECURITY
Social Security Keeps 21 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-By-State Analysis. Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2012.
 
TANF
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF): Welfare-To-Work Revisited. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
The Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
TAX POLICY
Primer on State Tax Structure in Louisiana. Baton Rouge: La. Department of Revenue; La. Department of Economic Development, 2012.
 
TRANSPORTATION
Future of Mileage-Based User Fees. Lexington, KY: CSG, 2012. 
 
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
UNFUNDED MANDATES REFORM ACT
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues. Washington, DC: U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2012.
 
WOMEN IN POLITICS
Women in Federal and State-Level Judgeships. Albany, NY: Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, 2010- .
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New Editions of Serials List – October 2012

ABORTION
Defending Life: A State-By-State Guide to Abortion, Bioethics and the End of Life. Chicago: Americans United for Life, 2012. Holdings: 2012.
 
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS
Louisiana Labor Force Diversity Data. Baton Rouge: La. Department of Labor, 1999- . Holdings: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
ANNUAL REPORT
Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office: Annual Report. Baton Rouge: La. Office of State Fire Marshal, 2006- . Holdings: 2005 (data yr.), 2006, 2007/2008, 2009, 2010.
 
BOATING
Recreational Boating Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Coast Guard, 2011. Holdings: 2011 (data yr.)
 
BUDGETS
State of Louisiana State Budget. Baton Rouge: La. Division of Administration, 1948- . Holdings: 1946/48, 1948/50, 1950/52, 1952/54, 1954/56, 1956/57, 1957/58, 1959/60, 1960/61, 1961/62, 1962/63, 1963/64, 1964/65, 1965/66, 1966/67, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1969/70, 1970/71, 1971/72, 1972/73, 1973/74, 1974/75, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1977/78, 1978/79, 1980/81, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84, 1984/85, 1985/86, 1986/87, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1993/94, 1994/95, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1997/98, 1999/2000, 2000/01, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13.
 
CANCER
Cancer Facts and Figures. Atlanta: American Cancer Society, 2009- . Holdings: 2010, 2011, 2012.
Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Facts and Figures. Atlanta: American Cancer Society, 2008- . Holdings: 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
CHILD CARE
Parents and the High Price of Child Care [YR.] Update. Arlington, Va.: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, 2008- . Holdings: 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
CHILD WELFARE
Online Resources For State Child Welfare Law and Policy. National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information. -- Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Children's Bureau, 2011. Holdings: 2011.
 
CHILDREN
Child Care and Early Education, [YR.] Legislative Action. Denver: NCSL, 2007- . Holdings: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011.
Expenditures on Children By Families, [YR.]. Center for Nutrition Policy and Prevention. -- Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008- . Holdings: 2009 (data yr.), 2010, 2011.
 
COURTS
Future Trends in State Courts. Williamsburg, Va. National Center for State Courts, 2008- . Holdings: 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The State of Sentencing 2011: Developments in Policy and Practice. Washington, DC: Sentencing Project, 2012. Holdings: 2011 [data yr.]
 
ECONOMIC FORECASTING
Louisiana Economic Outlook. Scott, Loren C.; Richardson, James A. -- Baton Rouge: LSU. E.J. Ourso College of Business, 1985- . Holdings: 1995, 1986, 1988/1989, 1989/1990, 1990/1991, 1991/1992, 1992/1993, 1993/1994, 1994/1995, 1995/1996, 1996/1997, 1997/1998, 1998/1999, 1999/2000, 2000/2001; 2001/2002; 2002/2003; 2003/2004; 2004/2005; 2005/2006; 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009 , 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013-2014 (forecasting year)
 
MEDICAL PERSONNEL
The State of the Healthcare Workforce -- Washington, DC: American Federation of Teachers, 2007. Holdings: 2007.
 
PATIENT'S COMPENSATION FUND
Louisiana Patient's Compensation Fund Annual Report Per SCR 111 of 2007. Baton Rouge: La. Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board, 2011- . Holdings: 2011, 2012.
 
PENSIONS
Protecting Retirees' Money: Fiduciary Duties and Other Laws Applicable to State Retirement Systems. Moore, Cynthia. -- Austin, Tex.: National Council on Teacher Retirement, 2011. Holdings: 2000, 2005, 2011.
 
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Governmental Plans Answer Book. Calhoun, Carol V. -- Austin, Tex.: Aspen Publishers, 2007- . Holdings: 2007, 2008 Sup., 2009 Sup., 2010 Sup., 2011 Sup., 2012 Sup., 2013 Sup.
 
STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System Component Unit Financial Report, June 30, 20---. La. State Employees' Retirement System. 2005- . Holdings: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
 
TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS
State Transportation Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2005- . Holdings: 2004 (data yr.), 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

 
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