Some of the estimated 700,000 Census Bureau workers, who are "about to be out of work" because their temporary jobs have ended, may actually have been handed a golden opportunity to reinvent themselves.
If you see a census worker in your community, remember that your answers determine your state's representation in Congress and how we will allocate $400 billion in federal funds each year over the next decade.
Obama seems to have hit a plateau in his approval ratings, which have remained largely unchanged for the past three months. Could it be that we've all just made up our minds about the job the president is doing?
The Congressman implies that government spending is the reason the Labor Department didn't report an increase in jobs today. There's just one problem with his spin: June's job losses are due entirely to a reduction in government jobs.
If federal policy does not support the movement back to cities, however nascent, by focusing on job creation in urban areas and instead perpetuates an unsustainable housing market, the economy will continue to struggle.
The changing dynamic of homelessness presents a challenge for the U.S. Census Bureau, which this week dispatched thousands to count not just the homeless but also what they are calling "people temporarily experiencing homelessness."