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Census Advisory Committees Add Value

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Written by: John H. Thompson Twice a year, during the spring and fall, something special happens at Census Headquarters. This is when Census Advisory Committees meet in Suitland, Maryland to discuss issues and provide real-world perspectives on how our work … Continue reading

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Research for 2020 Census Continues – Census Bureau Opens Temporary Office

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today, we marked an important milestone on the road to the 2020 Census with the opening of the Local Census Office for the 2014 Census Test. We will conduct the test in parts of Washington … Continue reading

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20 Years of Census.gov

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Written by: John H. Thompson Two decades ago, the World Wide Web was in its infancy compared to today and if you wanted Census Bureau statistics, you had no choice but to go to your local library to look up … 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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Farewell from Tom Mesenbourg

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Written by: Tom Mesenbourg August 1, 2013 was a very special day for me. The retirement ceremony was extremely touching to both myself and my family. The speakers – Nancy Potok, Bob Groves, Steve Murdock, Johnny Zuagar, Mark Doms, Bill … Continue reading

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