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Water main break closes Census Bureau

A water main break disrupting traffic on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway is also keeping some federal workers away from the office today.

By Ed O'Keefe  | January 24, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Census, Workplace Issues  
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Census data realigns congressional districts in key political states

Republican-leaning states in the South and West that experienced a population boom over the past decade will gain political clout, while some historically Democratic states in the Rust Belt will lose it, according to Census Bureau figures released Tuesday aimed at ensuring proportional representation in the House.

By Sandhya Somashekhar and Aaron Blake  | December 21, 2010; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Census, Congress  
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A Census reapportionment primer

The U.S. Census Bureau is making a big announcement Tuesday, when it announces which states are going to gain and lose seats in the next Congress. (And, yes, we are genuinely excited.)

By Aaron Blake  | December 20, 2010; 9:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Democrats battle for top spot on House oversight panel

At least two Democrats are expected to fight for the chance to serve as chief nemesis to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee after the panel's current chairman decided against serving as ranking member in the new Congress.

By Ed O'Keefe  | December 15, 2010; 11:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Census, Congress, Oversight  
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2010 Census results coming Dec. 21

How many people live in the United States? Where do they live? Where did they move from? Which states get more seats in Congress?

By Ed O'Keefe  | December 13, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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More independence for the Census Bureau?

Amid the flurry of activity on Capitol Hill this week, a bill slipped through the Senate that could soon bolster the U.S. Census Bureau's spot in the political pecking order.

By Ed O'Keefe  | December 10, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Census wisely explains reapportionment, Ed O'Keefe , December 9, 2010
How many people sent back Census forms?, Ed O'Keefe , October 22, 2010
The Census data dump begins, Ed O'Keefe , September 28, 2010
2010 Census was $1.6 billion under budget, Ed O'Keefe , August 10, 2010
Eat ice cream and be counted, Carol Morello , July 27, 2010
At least 431 attacks on Census workers, Ed O'Keefe , June 28, 2010
Census mistakes mean a recount for some, Ed O'Keefe , June 28, 2010
Baltimore Census worker killed while on duty, Carol Morello , June 14, 2010
Census created 411,000 jobs in May, Ed O'Keefe , June 4, 2010
Census Bureau's Detroit boss replaced, Carol Morello , June 1, 2010
2020 Census will have an online option, Ed O'Keefe , May 18, 2010
More trouble for census workers, Ed O'Keefe , May 10, 2010
72% of households responded to 2010 Census, Ed O'Keefe , April 28, 2010
House passes new 'census mailer' bill, Ed O'Keefe , April 28, 2010
Was 2010 Census a success?, Ed O'Keefe , April 26, 2010
2010 Census responses match 2000's, Ed O'Keefe , April 23, 2010
Dorothy Height starred in recent Census ad, Ed O'Keefe , April 20, 2010
Last day to mail your Census form, Ed O'Keefe , April 16, 2010
Video: 'SNL' mocks Obama and the Census, Ed O'Keefe , April 12, 2010
Some Census humor on a Friday..., Ed O'Keefe , April 9, 2010
Karl Rove appears in TV ad for Census, Ed O'Keefe , April 5, 2010
President Obama fills out his census form, Ed O'Keefe , April 1, 2010
Senate passes 'Census mailer' bill, Ed O'Keefe , March 26, 2010
Census Bureau may get a headstart on 2020, Ed O'Keefe , March 25, 2010
Tips for avoiding census scammers, Ed O'Keefe , March 16, 2010
Legoland gets in on 2010 Census action, Ed O'Keefe , March 12, 2010
Explaining the Census sales strategy, Ed O'Keefe , March 8, 2010
Census goes NASCAR this weekend, Ed O'Keefe , March 5, 2010
Andy Rooney on the 2010 Census, Ed O'Keefe , March 1, 2010
Eye Opener: Fortune cookies promoting the Census, Ed O'Keefe , February 26, 2010
President Obama stars in new Census PSA, Ed O'Keefe , February 18, 2010
Census workers who did no work were paid, Ed O'Keefe , February 17, 2010
Republicans mail another 'Census' form, Ed O'Keefe , February 10, 2010
Poor reviews for Census Super Bowl ad, Ed O'Keefe , February 8, 2010
Alaskans go first as 2010 Census starts, Ed O'Keefe , January 27, 2010
Census Bureau unveils ad campaign, Ed O'Keefe , January 14, 2010
Census will test dropping 'Negro' from forms, Ed O'Keefe , January 8, 2010
Census: D.C. black population still shrinking, Ed O'Keefe , January 7, 2010
GAO: $478B in federal funds based on Census data, Ed O'Keefe , December 16, 2009
Jesus posters promoting Census raise ire, Ed O'Keefe , December 15, 2009
Lawmaker seeks clarity on Census criminal hires, Ed O'Keefe , December 11, 2009
Officials: Census worker hanged himself, Ed O'Keefe , November 24, 2009
Senate kills census citizenship amendment, Ed O'Keefe , November 5, 2009
Census trash will benefit baby feds, Ed O'Keefe , October 26, 2009
Census vows to fix fingerprinting process, Ed O'Keefe , October 21, 2009
Eye Opener: Citizenship and the Census, Ed O'Keefe , October 16, 2009
GAO: Census Likely Hired Criminals, Ed O'Keefe , October 8, 2009
U.S. Census Gets 'Telenovela' Role, Ed O'Keefe , October 7, 2009
Eye Opener: Attacks on Federal Employees, Ed O'Keefe , September 30, 2009
Census Worker Found With 'Fed' Written on Chest, Ed O'Keefe , September 25, 2009
Census Bureau Safety Tips for Workers, Ed O'Keefe , September 25, 2009
Eye Opener: Census Worker Found Hanged, Ed O'Keefe , September 24, 2009
Gulf Coast Worried About 2010 Census, Ed O'Keefe , August 5, 2009
Census 2010 Will Start in Remote Alaska, Ed O'Keefe , July 31, 2009
Census Bureau Does More Than Count People, Ed O'Keefe , July 23, 2009
Robert Groves Confirmed as Census Director, Ed O'Keefe , July 13, 2009
Census Vets Tapped for New Advisory Board, Ed O'Keefe , June 30, 2009
Threats of Census Boycotts Nothing New, Ed O'Keefe , June 19, 2009
Eye Opener: More Census Woes, Ed O'Keefe , June 9, 2009
GOP Holding Up Census Nominee, Ed O'Keefe , June 5, 2009
Nominee Promises Politics-Free Census, Ed O'Keefe , May 15, 2009
Census Nominee's Hearing Moved Yet Again, Ed O'Keefe , May 11, 2009
Census Hiring Slows Job Losses, Kind of, Ed O'Keefe , May 8, 2009
Census 2010: Bureau Briefly Locked Down, Ed O'Keefe , April 27, 2009
Census 2010: Debate On Inmates Is Renewed, Ed O'Keefe , April 25, 2009
Census 2010: One Year Away, Ed O'Keefe , April 1, 2009
 
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