Monthly Archives: March 2010

It Has Arrived. It’s Time to Step Up

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Written by: Director Robert Groves In the next few days, over 120 million households in the country will receive an envelope from the Census Bureau. Outside there is printed in a box a note that completing the short census form … Continue reading

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The Million of Details

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I am continually impressed with the number of simultaneously moving parts in the big machine that is the 2010 Census. There are few organizations preparing to have a once-in-a-decade contact within a very short period … Continue reading

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Did You Miss Getting a Form?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Is the address on your form not what you expected? As we’re getting closer to the census, it’s a good time to answer some questions about various quirks of the process of mailing letters and … Continue reading

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Children Count Too!

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Written by: Director Robert Groves It’s often a surprise to many people when they learn that children tend to be undercounted in US censuses. Most can imagine various types of adults who fail to participate in censuses, but don’t immediately … Continue reading

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A Proud Day For The Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Yesterday was a wonderful day for the country. The Justice Department responded to some concerns about the confidentiality of census data by expressing their view that no provision of the Patriot Act overrides the confidentiality … Continue reading

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