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Preparing for the 2020 Census: Announcing Sites for the 2018 End-to-End Census Test

Written by John H. Thompson At today’s quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the sites for its largest, most advanced systems and operations test in preparation for the 2020 Census. More than 700,000 housing units … Continue reading

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Preparing for the 2020 Census in Indian Country

Written by: John H. Thompson A few weeks ago, I traveled to Spokane, Wash., to the National Congress of American Indians’ midyear meeting. I enjoyed meeting with tribal leaders and telling them about our 2020 Census planning goals in Indian … Continue reading

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Asking for Input on Counting People in the Right Place in 2020

Written by: John H. Thompson The U.S. Census Bureau’s mission is to count every person living in the U.S. every ten years during the decennial census. Just as important as counting each person, though, is making sure we count them … Continue reading

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Preparing for the 2020 Census: Observing In-Office Address Canvassing

Written by John H. Thompson Today I visited the National Processing Center, the U.S. Census Bureau’s large-scale data processing center in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to observe its role in preparing for the 2020 Census. The National Processing Center collects and processes data … Continue reading

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Updating Congress on Preparations for 2020: Tune in Tomorrow

Written by: John H. Thompson Tomorrow morning, I’ll address the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the U.S. Census Bureau’s preparations for the 2020 Census. For the last three years we’ve been studying cost-saving design innovations; now, we’re … Continue reading

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