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Census Bureau News

Census 2010: Behind the scenes

Census Director Dr. Robert Groves explains how the Census 2010 was conducted.

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 03:36pm EST
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Census: Internet will be an option in 2020 count

Census Director Dr. Robert Groves shares insight into the 2010 census and what lies ahead for the 2020 census.

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 09:31am EST
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GAO probes efficiency of 2010 Census

This year's Census Bureau survey was the most expensive ever at $13 billion. The Government Accountability Office reviews the performance by the Bureau and where it can be more efficient.

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 05:10pm EST
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Feds raise questions about cloud security

Several cyber experts are not sold on how security around cloud computing will work. Some of the doubts come as GSA issues draft requirements for FedRAMP. Others say agencies likely will move to a private cloud first before trusting data to a public provider.

Monday - 11/08/2010, 06:36am EST
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Census must change to survive

The Census must change the way it does business if it wants to stay in business, NextGov reports.

Monday - 10/25/2010, 03:17pm EDT

Lawmakers vary on Census savings claim

The Commerce Department says that as things stand the 2010 Census is now expected to come in on schedule and 22 percent under budget, meaning a savings of $1.6 billion in 2010. Congressional reaction to the news is split along party lines with some lawmakers praising the efforts of the Census Bureau to do an accurate and cost-effective population count - while one lawmaker calls the claims "smoke and mirrors."

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 07:07am EDT
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Ideas for a more efficient Census

Learn more about ways makes the decennial census more efficient

Monday - 08/02/2010, 02:41pm EDT

Census defies anti-government boycott calls

The $15 billion U.S. Census is near completion with a response rate unchanged from a decade ago.

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 12:32pm EDT

End of Census, and for many, end of job

In the coming days and weeks, many of its members will experience the pain of unemployment - once again.

Monday - 07/12/2010, 01:21pm EDT

Census director wraps up 2010 count, looks ahead

With the 2010 census winding down its more public face, officials are double-checking their work as the bureau looks toward the final decennial population count. The Census director peers into his crystal ball as he begins to consider how the 2020 census will be conducted.

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 06:55am EDT
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Census reports it has reached almost all households

As of Tuesday, 98 percent of the 47 million households that had failed to return their census questionnaires had been contacted by a census worker.

Wednesday - 06/23/2010, 11:47am EDT

How to succeed in the SES

At the Executive Update 2010 conference, a panel of seasoned senior executives and new senior executives provide advice on how to be effective and successful in SES positions, from the SES on-boarding process through the first 18 months in the SES role. Panelist Daniel Weinberg, an assistant director at Census, gives us a preview.

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 11:08am EDT
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Census troubleshoots broken software

From problems with handheld computers to headaches concerning the development of "back-office" computing systems, technology has been a high-risk area for the Census. But now, the current Census director seems to have good news: problems with one of those back-office systems have been fixed.

Thursday - 06/03/2010, 07:00am EDT
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2010 Census faces, fixes IT setbacks

WFED's Max Cacas reports.

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 06:23pm EDT
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Census to use Web in future counts

Ten years from now, how the population in the U.S. is counted will probably be even more different than the population will be! Director of the Census Bureau, Dr. Robert Groves tells us the Census plans to test using the Internet for future counts.

Friday - 05/14/2010, 10:55am EDT
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Groves says Census enumerators are ready

Census Bureau gears up for the most difficult part of its high-stakes count. Today, officials will announce the final mail participation rate. Then, beginning May 1, more than 600,000 census workers will fan out across the country to knock on the doors of those who did not respond by mail. Census Director Doctor Robert Groves explains where we are and what's next.

Wednesday - 04/28/2010, 10:50am EDT
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Teleworkforce by the numbers

Census grabs a statistical snapshot of US teleworkers.

Friday - 03/05/2010, 04:12pm EST

Senate Census panel asks tough questions about 2010 count

The clock continues to tick down to the April 1st start of the 2010 Census, and a Senate oversight subcommittee continues to focus on efforts for an accurate count of the nation's population next year.

Thursday - 10/08/2009, 06:27am EDT
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Census director counts on planning for 2010 population count

With seven months to go before census forms begin arriving in American mailboxes, the newly-confirmed Census Director Dr. Robert Groves holds his first news conference.

Wednesday - 09/23/2009, 07:26pm EDT
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Census Director vote set in Senate

Monday - 07/13/2009, 04:14pm EDT
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