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May 2015

New Report on Value of the American Community Survey

Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) released a new report today titled, "The Value of the American Community Survey: Smart Government, Competitive Businesses, and Informed Citizens."  The report shows how the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) is used to accurately direct over $400 billion in federal funds to the communities that need them, and to help businesses and community leaders make operational decisions that generate economic activity, boost employment, and improve the standard of living in communities across the country.

Under Secretary Mark Doms to Address Excellence in Government Conference

Washington, D.C. – Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs Mark Doms will address over 1,000 government executives on Thursday, May 14th at the Excellence in Government Conference: The Agency of the Future.  Dr. Doms will provide an overview of data and technology innovation at the Department of Commerce, and then specifically, BEA and Census.

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