C2ER met with Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Subcommittee to discuss BLS budget issues

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C2ER met with Justin Gibbons and Stephen Steigleder, staffers for the Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Subcommittee on April 25 to discuss BLS budget issues.

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Census, Current Population Survey, and “questions”

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The Census was all over the news yesterday, as reactions stacked up in response to changes health insurance coverage questions raised concerns that quality of data could be degraded, especially with regard to the Affordable Care Act.

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How economic development programs target industries

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While many state economic development programs aim to provide incentives to businesses from any industry, a large proportion of state programs target their incentives at specific industries.

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Ellen Harpel on Evaluating Incentives Programs

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Economic development organizations across the country use a wealth of incentives to attract businesses and encourage investment.

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Public data making the rounds in the media

As the appropriations process gears up on Capitol Hill, government officials, advocates, and journalists are making the case for preserving public data.

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