ProQuest Congressional Publications provides access to primary sources from Congress - text of bills, the Congressional Record, Hearings, etc. The first version of the Bill will include the Sponsor. H.R. = House of Representatives; S = Senate; R/D = Republican/Democrat. A Bill that passes will have a Public Law # based on the Congress #.Use the database filters to narrow to known date ranges or publication type (e.g., Legislative Histories, Bills, Public Laws).
Comprehensive database of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; includes the legal encyclopedia American Jurisprudence 2nd and American Law Reports; case law from 1789 to present; current statutes and regulations.
HeinOnline includes several congressional databases, including the U.S. Federal Legislative History Library (the documents behind the process of a bill becoming a law), U.S. Presidential Library, and U.S. Statutes at Large (containing all the bills that actually became law - most don't).
Income is the gauge many use to determine the well-being of the U.S. population. Survey and census questions cover poverty, income, and wealth. Subtopics include income inequality, poverty, and program income and public assistance.
Poverty Solutions leverages the assets of the university to provide insights on preventing and alleviating poverty. This work can affect the lives of millions of Americans through partnerships with community groups and policy makers to test the most promising solutions possible.
This site features publications, projects, initiatives, and more.
Provides annual estimates of income and poverty statistics for all school districts, counties, and states. Program data is used for the administration of federal programs and the allocation of federal funds to local jurisdictions. State and local programs use the data estimates for distributing funds and managing programs.
Data estimates included:
* total number of people in poverty;
* number of children under age 5 in poverty (state-level only);
* number of related children ages 5 to 17 in families in poverty;
* number of children under age 18 in poverty;
* median household income.
From the University of Wisconsin, this map and resource from the Institute for research on Poverty uses the Wisconsin Poverty Measure to show which counties have higher, lower, or similar to national average levels of poverty.
Each year the Wisconsin Poverty Report helps determine an accurate accounting of poverty among Wisconsinites. It is conducted and released by the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin.
This page, from WISCAP hosts the report, the summary, and press release for the WPR.
ALICE report data is collected and reported by United Ways across Wisconsin to report on the realities of working families and household stability.
ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, which are roughly 42% of WI households.
Released biannually on Labor Day and reported by COWS, The State of Working Wisconsin, looks comprehensively at the economy from the perspective of working families in Wisconsin. Each even year a full report is released and each odd year facts and figures come out.
Annual data from the United Nations Human Development Reports focuses on illuminating inequalities and was developed jointly by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Live interactive "clock" that provides real-time estimates until 2030 for almost every country in the world until the end of extreme poverty, one of the UN's first sustainable development goals.
it also calculates the current rate of poverty reduction in the world.
Data and reports from the Office of Family Assistance (OFA), which administers Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). They are broken down by benefits for states and benefits for tribal entities.
SAMHSA provides current behavioral health data, research, and evaluation information on alcohol and other drug use, mental health prevalence, mental and substance use disorder treatment facilities, and behavioral health services
CBO produces independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process. Each year, the agency’s economists and budget analysts produce dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates for proposed legislation.