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How the Census Bureau innovates to improve: A conversation with Dr. Ron Jarmin

What are the strategic priorities of the U.S. Census Bureau? How is Census improving its data collection and data products? What is the Census Bureau doing…

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GSA data skills catalog promotes ‘learning culture’ of Federal Data Strategy

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Census Bureau

Census toolkit gives agencies what they need to launch data sprints with industry

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo an American flag waves in front of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Supreme Court takes up census case as other count issues loom

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying…

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Scott Pruitt

Former top EPA official turned whistleblower is suing the agency for retaliation

In today’s Federal Newscast, a former top political aide to ex-EPA administrator Scott Pruitt claims EPA violated his free speech and due process rights…

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(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, two young children hold signs through the car window that make reference to the 2020 U.S. Census as they wait in the car with their family at an outreach event in Dallas. Thousands of census takers are about to begin the most labor-intensive part of America’s once-a-decade headcount (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

No ‘hard stop’ for 2020 census if data processing runs past statutory deadline

Census Bureau officials have compressed the 2020 deadline to deliver apportionment data to Congress and the president by the end of the year, but haven’t committed to meeting that deadline if the accuracy of the data isn’t sufficient.

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