Census and Sensibility

Issa, Darell
November 2009
Ripon Forum;Fall2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses the issues the surrounding the 2010 American Census in the U.S. According to the author, the Census is the foundation of the people's representative system of government and the biggest peacetime deployment of resources. The author highlights the challenges and controversies the 2010 Census should overcome, as outlined by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). These challenges include inefficient information technology, problematic equipment for canvassing and costs.


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