Louisiana House of Representatives

David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library

September 2011

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New Acquisitions List – September 2011


AGED
AGING POPULATION : can the U.S. support its growing ranks of elderly? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2011.

AUDITS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS PREVENTION, DETECTION, AND RECOVERY OF IMPROPER MEDICAID PAYMENTS IN HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS : performance audit, issued September 14, 2011 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/218F6CA2C70C3D668625790A006A3894/$FILE/00021FC6.pdf
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/218F6CA2C70C3D668625790A006A3894/$FILE/summary00021FC6.pdf

LOUISIANA'S POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEM : informational report, performance audit services, issued September 14, 2011 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/AE21897BC440D8E786257910005094B2/$FILE/00021FC5.pdf

LOUISIANA WORKFORCE COMMISSION - RELIABILITY AND RELEVANCE OF PERFORMANCE INDICATORS : performance audit, issued September 14, 2011 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/8E282CA804F2AD288625790B0055AE8A/$FILE/00022043.pdf

CLERKS OF COURT RETIREMENT AND RELIEF FUND
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS / Baton Rouge : La. Clerks of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, 2011-

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
THE STATE OF SENTENCING 2010 : developments in policy and practice / Washington, DC : Sentencing Project, 2011.
http://sentencingproject.org/doc/publications/publications/Final%20State%20of%20the%20Sentencing%202010.pdf

DISASTER RECOVERY
DISASTER RECOVERY : federal contracting in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita / Washington, DC : U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-942T?source=ra

GULF COAST RESTORATION : can the damaged region rebound? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2011.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
DOWNWARD MOBILITY FROM THE MIDDLE CLASS : waking up from the American dream / Pew Charitable Trusts. Economic Mobility Project. -- Washington, DC : Pew Charitable Trusts, 2011.
http://www.pewtrusts.org/uploadedFiles/wwwpewtrustsorg/Reports/Economic_Mobility/Pew_PollProject_Final_SP.pdf

EDUCATION
PK-12 PUBLIC EDUCATION IN LOUISIANA / New Orleans : Tulane University. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives, 2011.
http://www.coweninstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/SPELA-2011.pdf

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT
EDUCATION AND SYNTHETIC WORK-LIFE EARNINGS ESTIMATES / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2011.
http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf

EDUCATION TESTING
THE NATION'S REPORT CARD, GEOGRAPHY 2010 : National Assessment of Educational Progress at Grades 4, 8, and 12 [NAEP] / National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)  -- Washington, DC : U.S. G.P.O., 2011.

GANGS
GANGS IN THE U.S. : are anti-gang efforts by law enforcement effective? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2010.

GOVERNMENTAL FINANCE
STRENGTHENING STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES : lessons for negotiating public pension plan reforms / Washington, DC : CSG, 2011.
http://www.slge.org/vertical/Sites/%7BA260E1DF-5AEE-459D-84C4-876EFE1E4032%7D/uploads/Strengthening_S__L_Govt_Finances_Sept_2011_12-031.pdf

HEALTH INSURANCE
HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES : California, North Carolina, and Ohio / Washington, DC : Center For State and Local Government Excellence, 2011.
http://www.slge.org/vertical/Sites/%7BA260E1DF-5AEE-459D-84C4-876EFE1E4032%7D/uploads/NC_State_HC_CA_NC_OH_070611(2).pdf

HOMEOWNER INSURANCE
HR 17 (2011 REGULAR SESSION) : homeowners insurance premiums for residents of coastal parishes and the use of regional deductibles / La. Department of Insurance. Office of Property and Casualty Insurance. -- Baton Rouge : La. Department of Insurance, 2011.

JOB TRAINING
DRIVING INNOVATION FROM THE MIDDLE : middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy / National Skills Coalition. -- Washington, DC : National Skills Coalition; Southern Governors' Association, 2011.
http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/assets/reports-/nsc_sga_middleskillsbrief_2011-08.pdf

JUDICIAL ETHICS
PROMOTING FAIR AND IMPARTIAL COURTS THROUGH RECUSAL REFORM / New York, NY : Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, 2011.
http://brennan.3cdn.net/09c926c04c9eed5290_e4m6iv2v0.pdf

LIBRARIES
FUTURE OF LIBRARIES : can they survive budget cuts and digitization? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2011.

MEDICAID
A PROFILE OF MEDICAID MANAGED CARE PROGRAMS IN 2010 : findings from a 50-state survey / Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. -- Washington, DC : Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2011.
http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8220.pdf

NEW ORLEANS
WHO LIVES IN NEW ORLEANS AND THE METRO AREA NOW? : based on 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data / Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. -- New Orleans : 2011.
https://gnocdc.s3.amazonaws.com/reports/GNOCDC_WhoLivesInNewOrleansAndTheMetroAreaNow.pdf
http://www.gnocdc.org/Demographics/index.html

OIL SPILLS
THE 2010 OIL SPILL : natural resource damage assessment under the Oil Pollution Act / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41972.pdf

PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
USING THE BASIC HEALTH PROGRAM TO MAKE COVERAGE MORE AFFORDABLE TO LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS : a promising approach for many states / Washington, DC : Urban Institute, 2011.
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/412412-Using-the-Basic-Health-Program-to-Make-Coverage-More-Affordable-to-Low-Income-Households.pdf?RSSFeed=Urban.xml

POPULATION STATISTICS
THE BLACK POPULATION, 2010 / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2011.
http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-06.pdf

THE WHITE POPULATION, 2010 / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2011.
http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-05.pdf

POVERTY
THE ALMANAC OF HUNGER AND POVERTY IN AMERICA : 2010 / Chicago : Feeding America, 2010.

PRISON RELEASE
DOWNSIZING PRISONS : should nonviolent inmates be incarcerated? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2011.

PUBLIC RECORDS
PUBLIC ACCESS TO OFFICIAL STATE STATUTORY MATERIAL ONLINE / Lexington, KY : CSG, 2011.
http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/State_Statutes.pdf

REAPPORTIONMENT
REDISTRICTING DEBATES : will new reforms limit gerrymandering? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2011.

SCHOOL DISCIPLINE
BREAKING SCHOOLS' RULES : a statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement / CSG. Justice Center; Public Policy Research Institute. -- Washington, DC : CSG. Justice Center, 2011.
http://justicecenter.csg.org/resources/juveniles

SCHOOL FINANCE
NEW SCHOOL YEAR BRINGS STEEP CUTS IN STATE FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS / Washington, DC : Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2011.
http://www.cbpp.org/files/9-1-11sfp.pdf

SECONDARY EDUCATION
THE MISSION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL : a new consensus of the purposes of public education? / Princeton, NJ : Educational Testing Service, 2011.
http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/PIC-MISSION.pdf

SENTENCING
PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE STATE SENTENCING AND CORRECTIONS POLICY : a report of the NCSL Sentencing and Corrections Work Group / Washington, DC : NCSL, 2011.
http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=23325

STATE GOVERNMENT
REDESIGNING STATE GOVERNMENT 2011 / Washington, DC : NGA Center for Best Practices, 2011.
http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/1109REDESIGNINGSTATEGOVT.PDF

STUDENTS' RIGHTS
PREVENTING BULLYING : do anti-harassment laws violate students' rights? / Washington, DC : CQ Press, 2010.

TAX EXPENDITURES
TRENDS IN TAX EXPENDITURES, 1985-2016 / Washington, DC : Urban Institute, 2011.
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/412404-Tax-Expenditure-Trends.pdf?RSSFeed=Urban.xml

TOBACCO TAX
THE TAX BURDEN ON TOBACCO : historical compilation 2010 / Arlington, Va. : Orzechowski and Walker, 2010.
http://nocigtax.com/upload/file/148/Tax_Burden_on_Tobacco_vol._45_FY2010.pdf

TRAFFIC SAFETY
DISTRACTED DRIVING : what research shows and what states can do /, DC : Governors Highway Safety Association, 2011.
http://www.ghsa.org/html/publications/pdf/sfdist11.pdf

WAGES
COMPARING COMPENSATION : state-local versus private sector workers / Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. -- Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Boston College, 2011.
http://crr.bc.edu/images/stories/Briefs/slp_20.pdf

 


New Editions of Serial Titles – September 2011



ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE : facts and figures / Alzheimer's Association. -- Chicago : 2011.

Holdings:

2011.

http://alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_and_figures.asp

ANNUAL REPORT
PRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM ANNUAL REPORT, FISCAL YEAR ---- / La. Board of Pharmacy. -- Baton Rouge : 2009-

Holdings:

2009, 2010, 2011.


ARTS
LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATIONS ANNUAL SURVEY : fiscal year ---- / Washington, DC : National Assembly of States Arts Agencies, 2007-

Holdings:

2007 (FY), 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.


BOATING
RECREATIONAL BOATING STATISTICS / Washington, DC : U.S. Coast Guard, 2011.

Holdings:

2010 (data yr.)

http://www.uscgboating.org/statistics/accident_statistics.aspx
http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/2010_Recreational_Boating_Statistics.pdf

CENSUS
INCOME, POVERTY, AND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IN THE UNITED STATES : [yr.] / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2005-

Holdings:

2006 (data yr.), 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/p60-239.pdf

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:

2009, 2010, 2011.

http://www.naccrra.org/publications/naccrra-publications/publications/Cost%20Report%202011.pdf

CIVIL PROCEDURE
LOUISIANA CIVIL APPELLATE PROCEDURE / Stetter, Roger A. -- [St. Paul, Minn.] West, 2011.

Holdings:

2011/2012.


CRIMINAL STATISTICS
DEATH ROW U.S.A. / New York, NY : NAACP Legal Defense Fund, 2011.

Holdings:

2011 Winter.

http://naacpldf.org/death-row-usa

EDUCATION STATISTICS
POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTIONS AND PRICE OF ATTENDANCE IN THE UNITED STATES : 2010-11, degrees and other awards conferred : 2009-10, and 12-month enrollment : 2009-10 / National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); RTI International. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 2011.

Holdings:

2010 (data yr.)

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011250.pdf

ENERGY
TRANSPORTATION ENERGY DATA BOOK / Oak Ridge National Laboratory. -- [s.l.] U.S. Department of Energy, 2011.

Holdings:

2011.

http://cta.ornl.gov/data/index.shtml
http://cta.ornl.gov/data/download30.shtml

FISHERIES
FISHERIES OF THE UNITED STATES / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. National Marine Fisheries Service. -- Silver Spring, Md. : National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2007-

Holdings:

2008 (data yr.), 2009, 2010.

http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st1/fus/fus10/index.html

HIGHWAY FINANCE
HIGHWAY PROGRAM, SORTED BY FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION : FY ---- for legislative review and approval / Baton Rouge : La. Department of Transportation and Development, 2009-

Holdings:

2009, 2010, 2011.


IMMIGRATION LAW
STATE LAWS RELATED TO IMMIGRANTS AND IMMIGRATION / Denver : NCSL, 2008-

Holdings:

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.


PUBLIC INVESTMENTS
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY INVESTMENT EARNINGS SUMMARY REPORT, FISCAL YEAR ---- / Baton Rouge : La. Department of the Treasury, 2006-

Holdings:

06/07 Q1, 06/07 Q2, 06/07 Q3, 06/07 Q4, 07/08 Q1, 07/08 Q2, 07/08 Q3, 07/08 Q4, 08/09 Q1, 08/09 Q2, 08/09 Q3, 08/09 Q4, 09/10 Q1, 09/10 Q4, 10/11 Q2, 10/11 Q4.

 


RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
PENSION AND RETIREMENT PLAN ENACTMENTS / Denver : NCSL, 1999-
http://www.ncsl.org/programs/fiscal/all_pensun.htm

SOCIAL SECURITY
FAST FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY / U.S. Social Security Administration. -- Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011.

Holdings:

2011.

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/chartbooks/fast_facts/2011/index.html

SPEED LIMITS
SUMMARY OF STATE SPEED LAWS, CURRENT AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2010 / Washington, DC : National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2011.

Holdings:

2010 (data year)

http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/811457.pdf

STATE EMPLOYEES
AFT PUBLIC EMPLOYEES COMPENSATION SURVEY : a survey of professional, scientific and related occupations in state government / Washington, DC : American Federation of Teachers, 2007-

Holdings:

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

http://www.aft.org/pdfs/pubemps/pecompsurvey0911.pdf

STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
CONSTRUCTIVE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM, ACT 352 OF 2007, LA. R.S. 11:313-316 / Baton Rouge : La. State Employees' Retirement System, 2008-

Holdings:

2008, 2009 Feb., 2009 Aug., 2010 Feb., 2011 Feb., 2011 July.


LOUISIANA STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TRUSTEE TRAINING REPORT / La. State Employees' Retirement System. -- Baton Rouge : 2008-

Holdings:

2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011.


STATE GOVERNMENT
THE BOOK OF THE STATES / Lexington, Ky. CSG, 1970-

Holdings:

1970/1971, 1972/1973, 1974/1975, 1976/1977, 1978/1979, 1980/1981, 1982/1983, 1984/1985, 1986/1987, 1988/1989, 1990/1991, 1992/1993, 1994/1995, 1996/1997, 1998/1999, 2000/2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.


TAXATION
STATE TAX UPDATE : August 2011, preliminary report / NCSL. Fiscal Affairs Program. -- Denver : NCSL, 2011.

Holdings:

2009, 2010, 2011.

http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?TabId=23589