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  • Census: Same-sex marriages counting

     
    by Mark Silva Reversing course from the policy set by the Bush administration, the 2010 Census will include a count of same-sex couples who are married. Under President George W. Bush, the Census Bureau had determined that the federal Defense...
  • Same-sex marriages: Census issue

     
    by Mark Silva The Obama White House is facing no small amount of pressure from the gay and lesbian community to make good on campaign promises of ensuring equal rights - including repeal of that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy...

    Census counts: $446 billion going 'round

     
    by Mark Silva The 2010 Census that will get underway soon is not simply a matter of counting heads. It's not only a question of carving up congressional districts. It's also a question of handing out cash. Nearly a half-trillion...

    Census Shows Early Effects of Recession on Driving Habits

     
    Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates the effect of the recession on driving habits. Although this data only covers the early months of the economic downturn, it???s clear which way the trends were headed. Commuting habits began....

    Census counting all: Citizens or not

     
    by Mark Silva The 2010 Census will count the undocumented. Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican, advanced a plan to prevent the Census Bureau from counting non-citizens in its conduct of the 2010 Census. The Senate's Democrats blocked that in...