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Happy 2014 Test Census Day!

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Written by John H. Thompson You may remember that in 2010, April 1 marked Census Day, or the reference day for counting the population. Each decennial census has its own Census Day, and the 2014 Census test, currently underway in … Continue reading

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Measuring Our Economy—200 Years and Still Counting

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Written by: John H. Thompson More than 200 years ago, we began collecting information about America’s economy, providing the first foundation for the detailed portrait we have today. Today, we continue this long tradition by releasing the first results from … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Budget Update—Investment Now Will Save Taxpayer Dollars Later

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Written by: John H. Thompson I’m pleased to announce that the Census Bureau’s FY 2014 appropriation of $944 million allows us to turn the corner from the program reductions we’ve had to make over the last couple of years. With this funding, … Continue reading

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Changing the Way We Do Business

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Written by John H. Thompson Since 1790, we have collected the data that tell America’s story—about our people, places and economy. However, as technology changes, we are updating our processes at every level, including how we best deliver the resulting … Continue reading

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