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  • 2017
  • Middle-class income rose to the highest recorded levels in 2017 and the national poverty rate declined as the benefits of the strong economy lifted the fortunes of more Americans, the U.S. Census reported Wednesday. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Holtz-Eakin added that the latest Census Bureau income data is for 2017, before President Trump and GOP leaders in Congress passed tax cuts and scaled back regulations on businesses in an effort to boost economic growth, productivity and wages . (washingtonpost.com)
  • counts
  • Until the Census Bureau is willing to modify their methodology for counting prisoners, local governments will continue to be faced with the daunting decision of tediously removing prisoners from their ward counts or living with severe and unconstitutional distortions to their democracy. (prisonersofthecensus.org)
  • poverty measure
  • Programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) are not counted in the official poverty measure, but the Census data issued today show that when SNAP assistance is counted as income - as analysts generally believe it should be - it lifted 3.7 million people above the official poverty line in 2013, including 1.5 million children. (cbpp.org)
  • Americans
  • These reports do nothing but give more weight to Americans' level of general distrust in the Obama administration, especially after the president's failed promise that 'if you like your health insurance, you can keep it, said Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), chairman of the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census. (freerepublic.com)
  • Twenty-two percent of African-American households and 19.4 percent of Hispanic households live in poverty compared to 11 percent for whites and 10.1 percent for Asian-Americans, the Census Bureau reported. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Today's Census data provide fresh evidence that the economy strengthened in 2013, but too slowly to improve the living standards of many middle- and low-income Americans. (cbpp.org)
  • Republican
  • WASHINGTON - The Republican leader of a House investigative committee asked the Census Bureau yesterday for more information related to a media report that the monthly unemployment rate was manipulated before the 2012 presidential election. (dispatch.com)
  • The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings. (bcrnews.com)
  • report
  • The Census Bureau released another report earlier this week which found California has the highest poverty rate in the nation when considering cost-of-living. (capradio.org)
  • The rate of employment-based health insurance coverage declined from 64.4 percent in 1997 to 56.5 percent in 2010, according to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report, Employment-Based Health Insurance: 2010. (bcrnews.com)
  • congressional
  • He set the standard for many directors of the U.S. Census Bureau over the next hundred years by focusing on external issues such as congressional testimony and leaving technical operations to the experts. (wikipedia.org)
  • In response to congressional requests, GAO reported on its assessment of a Census Bureau conference on the measurement of noncash benefits. (gao.gov)
  • Since the Census originally was used only for congressional reapportionment, all that mattered was getting the populations of states correct. (prisonersofthecensus.org)
  • survey
  • But the decision to make fundamental changes in the survey was driven by technical experts at the Census Bureau, and members of Congress have not focused on it or suggested political motives. (freerepublic.com)
  • The Republicans sought a broad range of documents and communication related to the collection of data for the Current Population Survey, which is used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to calculate the unemployment rate. (dispatch.com)
  • The Post story, citing anonymous sources, said the bureau caught an employee faking data for the survey in 2010, and the practice went beyond that employee and continued. (dispatch.com)
  • operations
  • The U.S. Census Bureau, one of the largest number-crunching operations in the universe, has adopted Egenera's BladeFrame system as it shifts to utility computing. (datacenterknowledge.com)
  • The base took on a support role, developing and testing signal equipment and supporting the operations of agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • The Census Bureau also conducts surveys on behalf of various federal government and local government agencies on topics such as employment, crime, health, consumer expenditures, and housing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bureau cannot share responses, addresses or personal information with anyone including United States or foreign government and law enforcement agencies such as the IRS or the FBI or Interpol. (wikipedia.org)
  • The poverty threshold is used by federal organizations, including the United States Census Bureau, but government aid programs do not have to use the threshold as a standard to determine eligibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • With all the fuss made over the 300 millionth American, the U.S. Census Bureau enjoyed an unaccustomed moment in the limelight as the work done by this government agency is seldom considered glamorous enough to warrant much coverage in the media. (faithwriters.com)
  • Advocates of the busybody school of government will respond that not a single person has ever been fined for failing to relent to Census Bureau interrogations. (faithwriters.com)
  • driven
  • The Census data indicate that the drop in 2013 was driven largely by a rise in employment and earnings among parents. (cbpp.org)
  • percent
  • The Census Bureau also reported that the U.S. poverty rate declined modestly to 12.3 percent, the lowest level in more than a decade and a sign the economic devastation from the Great Recession is subsiding. (washingtonpost.com)
  • various
  • By various Census measures, inequality remained at or near record levels in 2013, with inequality essentially unchanged between 2012 and 2013. (cbpp.org)
  • full
  • Not to sound flippant, but if such an end came quickly, those befalling such a demise might be better off that someone facing the full wrath of the U.S. Census Bureau. (faithwriters.com)