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A New Era Begins For Our Field Directorate

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The Closing of Six Regional Offices Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg Eighteen months have passed since we first announced the planned December 2012 closure of six regional offices and a significant change in how we manage survey data collection … Continue reading

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Remembering Louis Kincannon

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg It is with sadness that I share the news of the passing of Charles Louis Kincannon, our former director. As we mourn the loss of Louis, we share the knowledge that while Louis often … Continue reading

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The American Community Survey – The Big Data Source for Information about your Community

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg For just the third time, today we released the American Community Survey five-year estimates, which are for 2007-2011. These annual five-year estimates, represent a major statistical innovation in that they provide detailed economic, social, … Continue reading

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2012 Economic Census – Learn why Business-Owner Response Makes a Difference

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Written by: Acting Director Tom Mesenbourg While many of you may be familiar with the decennial census, are you aware that 2012 is the year of the next economic census? At the Census Bureau, we have been busy making preparations … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Acting Director This Sunday we celebrate all of the brave men and women who have served our country. I had the honor to serve in the U.S. Army, and I understand the sacrifices you have endured … Continue reading

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