Jan 21, 2015
The agenda President Barack Obama outlined in his State of the Union address can perhaps best be characterized as broad, mirroring the range of diverse and emerging issues facing the U.S. in 2015.
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Testimony presented before the California State Senate Committee on Insurance on May 14, 2014.
Document submitted on April 16, 2014 as an addendum to testimony presented before the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Human Resources on April 2, 2014.
Testimony presented before the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Human Resources on April 2, 2014.
Testimony presented before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on February 26, 2014.
Document submitted on July 12, 2013 as an addendum to testimony presented before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on April 24, 2013.
Testimony presented before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on April 24, 2013.
Testimony presented before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security on March 20, 2012.
Testimony presented before the Senate Finance Committee on July 15, 2010.
Testimony presented before the House Education and Labor Committee on February 7, 2007.
RAND researchers found that Americans spend over 30 billion hours each year providing informal care for the elderly, at a cost of $522 billion. These findings underscore the need for workplace policies that provide paid time off for caregivers.
The PROMIS Smoking Initiative developed an assessment toolkit that enables the measurement of current adult smokers' standing in domains of importance to smoking research, including nicotine dependence and using smoking to cope with stress.
In 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation extended grants to three organizations involved with competency-based education approaches. RAND examined these organizations' implementation, student experiences, and student outcomes.
Researchers examined the literature of armed conflict to determine the main factors that are likely to contribute to or impede the spread of violence from civil war and insurgency, then examined how they apply to Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, and Jordan.
Multisystemic Therapy improves outcomes for Hispanic youth in the Los Angeles County juvenile justice system. Although initial program costs are high, decreased criminal justice costs over time for high-risk youth could eventually outweigh them.