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Fisher Case Draws Broad Support from Business, Military, Administration

Thursday, August 16, 2012

More than 50 briefs in support of diversity and the University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) admissions policy were filed this week in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case which will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on October 10.

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Categories: Discrimination, Education, Equal Opportunity

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Experts Say American Community Survey Is Key to a Successful 2020 Census

Friday, August 3, 2012

Witnesses testifying at a recent hearing on planning for the 2020 census emphasized the value and importance of the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS). The July 18 hearing was held by the Senate subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security.

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Categories: Census

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New Report Outlines Steps to Strengthening the Economy through Shared Prosperity

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Policies that promote job growth, economic security, and democracy are the foundation for an economy that will benefit all, according to a new independent report by Professor Jacob Hacker and Nathaniel Loewentheil of Yale University. The report was released Tuesday at an event hosted by the Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington, D.C.

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Categories: Education, Jobs & Economy, Poverty & Welfare

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