In 2010, the Census Bureau replaced its long form questionnaire, which happened once every ten years, and launched the American Community Survey. Now, 3 million Americans fill out the survey annually in order to help estimate and track trends among the entire population. Many government officials, business owners and nonprofits say this data is vital for them -- but some in Congress say it is a waste of money and an invasion of privacy.
Target uses statistical information from the American Community Survey to understand more about communities and better serve their guests:
Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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