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Michael McAuliff

GOP Bill Would Eliminate America's Economic Data | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republicans are cooking up legislation that could give President Barack Obama an unintentional assist with disagreeable unemp...

Data for a Brighter Democracy

Rod Little | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Rod Little

In the absence of transparent, objective data about our society that is free of political influence, opinions can dominate. Information confers power, and trust is essential.

Michael McAuliff

Sequestration Makes Government Dumber, Especially On Economy | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Not only do leaders on both sides of the aisle think sequestration is stupid, the automatic spending cuts that went into effect March 1 ...

Michael McAuliff

War On Information: Budget Cuts Eliminate Data On Job Creators | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress focuses much of its attention on job creators and taxes, it's cutting funds to the agency that provides data on where job cr...

Michael McAuliff

Past Census Chiefs Warn Cuts Will Leave Nation Flying Blind | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six of the last seven directors of the U.S. Census Bureau fear proposed cuts to the bureau's budget will blind the nation's financial ex...

Michael McAuliff

Census Bureau: GOP Budget Guts Economic Data | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Republican budget plan will do "irrecoverable" damage to the nation's economic data, the Census Bureau warned in a harsh inter...