The survey and opinion research profession should take note of a few specific pieces of the Republican Party's 2012 Presi
Bill awaiting Obama's signature will set a fixed 5 year term for the Census Bureau Director and remove Senate confirmation requirement from BJS, NCES heads
The House voted 261-116 to send the "Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act" (S. 679) to President Obama for signature on July 31.
In the wake of two successful recent amendments to appropriations legislation in the House of Representatives – the first making responses to the American Community Survey (ACS) voluntary and the s
Congress will punt on spending decisions until 2013: Census' American Community Survey (ACS) will survive at least another six months
The White House and the leadership in the Senate and the House of Representatives agreed to pass a six-month-long Continuing Resolution once they return to business in September, in order to avoid
Going into the House of Representatives floor debate on Census funding this week, MRA and our coalition partners in the Census Project knew we were in for trouble -- but not this much trouble.
A Congressional subcommittee on March 6 will hold a hearing on legislation to make responses to the American Community Survey
The President's FY 2013 Budget requests $970 million for the Census Bureau, a 3 percent rise over the FY2012 funding lev
On Friday November 18, President Obama signed a Fiscal Year 2012 "mini-bus" appropriations bill into law, including $943,336,000 for the Census Bureau, shy of the Administration's request for $1.02