The White House announced on May 23 that it was nominating John H. Thompson to be the new Director of the Census Bureau.
The U.S. Census Bureau has been without a Congressionally-approved leader since August 2012, when then-Director Bob Groves resigned.
President Obama's proposed budget includes provisions key to the survey, opinion and research profession: programs that potentially threaten research companies using respondent incentives; and a bu
The White House has requested more funding for the Census Bureau next year, but the prospects, and the math, are complicated.
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