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  • Unadjusted Census Data
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    Unadjusted Census Data

    Senator Kerry chaired the committee in place of Senator McCain. Administration officials and others testified for and against the results of 2000 census, its accuracy, and the fact that the…

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  • Census Oversight
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    Census Oversight

    Mr. Barron testified about the procedures and results of the 2000 census. Among the issues addressed were the accuracy of results, turnout rates, and statistical sampling.

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  • 2000 Census Response Rate
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    2000 Census Response Rate

    Witnesses testified about return rates on mail-in Census forms and about efforts to achieve an accurate count. Among the issues they addressed were privacy concerns raised by long form…

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  • October Unemployment Statistics
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    October Unemployment Statistics

    According to statistics released Thursday by the Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation’s new unemployment claims fell to 360,000 in October. It was the lowest figure in more…

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  • September Unemployment Statistics
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    September Unemployment Statistics

    The nation’s unemployment rate edged down slightly to 7.5% in September, even though employers laid off 57,000 more workers, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor…

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  • August Unemployment Statistics
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    August Unemployment Statistics

    The Joint Economic Committee held its monthly hearing to receive the most recent employment figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mr. Barron testified on the employment and…

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  • April Unemployment Statistics
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    April Unemployment Statistics

    The committee heard testimony from William Barron, the acting commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, who testified on unemployment statistics for the month of April, 1992. The…

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  • December Unemployment Statistics
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    December Unemployment Statistics

    Earlier today the Labor Department released its employment figures for December which reflected a lowering in the employment rate for the month. After the release of the figures, witnesses…

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