Saturday, March 14, 2009

American Statistical Association Letter Urges President to Accelerate Appointment of Census Director

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 11, 2009 -- The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, has initiated a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to appoint a Census Director as soon as possible and to ensure that the Census Bureau is shielded from partisan politics. The letter, which has been signed by representatives of a number of professional societies representing a variety of fields, stresses the need for strong and decisive leadership of the Census Bureau as the organization gears up for the 2010 census.

Read the press release (PDF).

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