The Census Bureau has stood up a “fusion center” to monitor social media for misinformation during the 2020 count and has doubled down on its resilience planning in the final months of preparation.
Thousands of temporary Census Bureau hires will lay the groundwork for the rest of the 2020 population count, later this month knocking on doors to ensure the agency has a complete list of addresses.
The Government Accountability Office has urged the Census Bureau to step up its efforts to implement hundreds of action items on its cybersecurity to-do list.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s absence from a fiscal 2020 budget hearing Tuesday struck a nerve with some members of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on commerce, justice, science and related agencies.
The Census Bureau has shifted its focus for 2020 to scaling up operations to count more than 300 million people living in the United States.
The Census Bureau will join a growing number of agencies in offering a bug bounty program as it ramps up security preparations for the 2020 population count.
The Census Bureau has six-to-eight weeks of carryover funding to stay afloat during a partial government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service lost money for the 12th straight year, although a rate increase on stamps could help.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson has questioned the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) method for reporting customer service satisfaction, calling it misleading.
Steven Dillingham, the Trump administration’s pick to head up the Census Bureau, just 18 months out from the 2020 decennial count, faces the challenge of overseeing the first census that households can respond to online.