A critical Census Bureau program is in trouble, and how it might be fixed

The Census Bureau might be best known for the every-ten-year count. But its American Community Survey is also a vital instrument for planners and researchers throughout the United States. The ACS is in trouble thanks in part to declining response rates and the pandemic. With why this matters and how the Commerce Department can shore up the ACS, the Federal Drive turned to George Washington University research professor and co-author of a recent call to action, Dr. Andrew Reamer.