Steven Dillingham

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Robert Santos

Census nominee open to post-COVID telework in bid to improve workforce morale

Robert Santos, the Urban Institute’s vice president and chief methodologist, told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday…

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Census Bureau

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

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Abigail Hernandez, a staff member with the nonprofit group, The Concilio, helps prepare bags of food being distributed at a 2020 U.S. Census outreach event in Dallas, Thursday, June 25, 2020. In a collaborative effort, the nonprofit group partnered with the North Texas Food Bank, Catholic Charities Dallas and Bachman Lake Together, to hold the event where area residents were encouraged to report their family numbers to the U.S. Census. The outreach event was held in the Bachman Lake community which historically is one of many undercounted neighborhoods in Dallas County according to The Concilio. Due to COVID-19, the Census self-respond date online, by phone or mail has been extended to Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

2020 Census workers begin knocking on doors in 3-phased ‘soft launch’

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment than initially thought. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Bill to eliminate pay cap for VA’s top healthcare workers passes Senate

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Competitive Pay for Leaders in Veterans Health Care Act will correct an unintended consequence from a 2010 bill that was…

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Census bureau director Steven Dillingham, right, knocks on the door alongside Census worker Tim Metzger as they arrive to conduct the first enumeration of the 2020 Census Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Toksook Bay, Alaska. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Census in Alaska: Every individual counts

Why the Census is about more than congressional apportionment and aid distribution.

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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham unveils its national advertising and outreach campaign for the 2020 Census, at the Arena Stage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Michael A. McCoy)

As 2020 Census hiring ramps up, bureau expects ‘swimmingly successful’ field operations

A week out from the official start of the 2020 census, the bureau has ramped up its recruiting efforts for temporary, on-the-ground work that begins this spring.

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