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Op-ed: The price of cheap labor

...underbelly of immigration. The salons are what an industry that subsists on substantial illegal labor looks like. Census Bureau numbers say that 59 percent of personal-appearance workers are foreign-born, according to Steven Camarota of the...
Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gaps

...recoveries were broader, she said, benefiting more states and allowing them to replenish their financial reserves. The Census Bureau recently reported that total state government tax collections in fiscal year 2014, which in most states ended last...
Cal Thomas: Taylor Swift's bad investment

...schools, whose problems are not the result of insufficient funding.According to the Huffington Post, citing U.S. Census Bureau data, "New York spent $19,076 per student in the 2011 fiscal year, as compared to the national average of $10...
Selma plus 50

...are some of the positives.Black Christian News Network 1 has compiled figures culled from the Pew Research Center, Census Bureau, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Kaiser Foundation and Nielsen. It calculates more than 10,500...
Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

...head off to fish camps, U.S. Census Bureau workers will begin their count...communities off the road systems. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves has said...of Alaska Economic Trends. The Census Bureau is expected to employ about 2...
Cal Thomas: Hyphenated-Nation

...creating a new category of Americans just in time for the next census.According to the Associated Press, "The U.S. Census Bureau will test the new Middle East-North Africa classification for possible inclusion on the 2020 census if it gets positive...
North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...Last Frontier.Recent U.S. Census Bureau data show North Dakota recaptured...had population increases, the Census Bureau said.Demographers projected...least-populated state in the nation.The Census Bureau later estimated that about 21...
Data shows aging borough population

...percentage of senior citizens than the national average. In 2013, the most recent age data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, 14.1 percent of the United States population was 65 or older. That same year, only 13.6 percent of borough...
Remembering the fire

...continues to grow on the Kenai Peninsula - up from about 25,000 in 1980 to nearly 60,000 in 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. The fire season, and dangers associated with it, arrives at about the same time every year and for some of...
State, feds gear up for census: Officials plan dress rehearsals in selected areas for 2010 count

...count been completed when U.S. Census Bureau officials began planning how to...According to Cannon, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Murdock will visit...application information, call the Census Bureau at (866) 861-2010 or contact...


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