House Democrats secure victory on census question

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
June 2007
Hill;6/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 70, p4
The article focuses that the the House Democrats persuaded the U.S. Census Department not to scrap a question on foster children in the American Community Survey (ACS). Census Bureau Director Charles Kincannon has responded to Representatives Henry Waxman and Lacy Clay on June 11 that they decided to maintain the foster child category in ACS in 2008. Moreover, Clay has criticized the budget proposal of the Census Bureau on eliminating the fund for the Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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