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Census cuts could end some surveys

Census cuts could end some surveys, By Carol Morello, Washington Post (July 12, 2011).

    …The agency, which is closing half its regional offices to save money, has warned that cuts [of 25 percent, as proposed under a bill being considered by the House Appropriations Committee] would likely mean an end to next year’s Economic Survey, which is conducted every five years and is used to calculate the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, among other things. There also could be deep cuts in the American Community Survey…

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