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Census flap pits House vs. Senate on Capitol Hill

With just months to go before the first census forms begin arriving in mailboxes across the country, there is controversy in Congress about a last-minute change proposed by two lawmakers. But, as Federal News Radio's Max Cacas reports from Capitol Hill, other House & Senate members are saying "no, absolutely not".

Tags: newsstand , David Vitter , Steny Hoyer , William Lacy Clay , Nydia Velazquez , Census Bureau , Max Cacas

Monday - 10/26/2009, 06:58am EDT

2010 Census to get a cold start in late January

Although Census Day, April 1st, is almost five months away, planning is in the final stages for the start of the 2010 Census. The constitutionally-mandated decennial count of the population is slated to begin officially late next month, according to Census Bureau officials holding their second briefing at the National Press Club on Monday.

Tags: newsstand , Robert Groves , National Press Club , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 12/15/2009, 06:40am EST

Census opens new facility

Tags: mngt , facility , Arnold Jackson , data processing

Thursday - 07/16/2009, 10:38am EDT

Census funding update

Tags: mngt , funding

Thursday - 06/18/2009, 08:05am EDT

Lockheed stalks elusive census data for capture

Lockheed is responsible for the people, process, technology and infrastructure needed to receive, capture and standardize data from potentially more than 300 million U.S. residents as well as provide telephone assistance to support data capture efforts. Julie Dunlap, Director, Lockheed Martin Census Business Practice, tells us what's next.

Tags: contracting , Lockheed Martin , Julie Dunlap , Lockheed Martin Census Business Practice

Wednesday - 04/07/2010, 09:40am EDT

GAO lauds Census progress, except for IT

Overall, the Bureau's readiness for a successful headcount is mixed, reports the GAO. Performance problems continue to plague a work flow management system essential for the Bureau's field operations and a payroll processing system that will be used to pay more than 600,000 temporary workers. GAO's director of strategic issues, Robert Goldenkoff has details.

Tags: mngt , technology , GAO , Robert Goldenkoff

Monday - 03/29/2010, 11:08am EDT

Will the Census Stand Alone?

Tags: mngt , Max Cacas , DoC , Census Bureau

Monday - 02/16/2009, 06:59pm EST
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