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Governance difficult without survey numbers

When Houston was competing with a Brazilian city to be the site of a Japanese-owned plant, Houston could provide the Japanese with pertinent information about the educational attainments and other qualities of its workforce and the number of Japanese speakers in the area.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Rest of AZ lags Phx. suburbs in growth

PHOENIX - The most far-flung suburbs of Phoenix are the new nirvana, if figures just released by the U.S. Census Bureau are any indicator. The rest of Arizona, including Tucson, not so much.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Census: AZ saw small net influx of people in 2011

PHOENIX - New figures Monday from the U.S. Census Bureau showed the number of people moving to Arizona in 2011 from other states slightly exceeded the number of folks who decided to seek fame and fortune elsewhere.

December 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Minorities fail to keep up, even during recovery

WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.

April 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Let crunching of census begin

Let crunching of census begin

Pima County, meet yourself. Preliminary numbers from the 2010 U.S. census will begin trickling out next week - a process that will continue into next summer - but this week, the American Community Survey (ACS) has released detailed demographic information on a local level.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…
They head for washes, camps, parks for tally

They head for washes, camps, parks for tally

Leslie Carlson spent part of Tuesday night driving around Tucson's south side searching for those who live on the streets.

January 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
They head for washes, camps, shelters for tally

They head for washes, camps, shelters for tally

Volunteers Leslie Carlson, left, and Bonnie Demorotski look at a map of the area where they planned to look for homeless people. They were out Tuesday. The count helps agencies and governments gauge the scope of the problem and set funding levels for services.

January 27, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Community colleges lead jump in push for higher education

Community colleges lead jump in push for higher education

Some are there because of the recession, and others despite it. Regardless, more young Americans than ever are in college — especially community college, according to a new report.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

New law to redraw Pinal lines voided

PHOENIX — A judge has voided a new state law that its sponsor admits was designed to shift control of the Pinal County Board of Supervisors from Democrats to Republicans.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Los latinos en el censo

SAN DIEGO—Si las proyecciones de la Oficina de Censos son correctas, hay unos 47 millones de latinos en Estados Unidos que representan alrededor de un 15 por ciento de la población estadounidense.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Census to tally same-sex couples

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Census Bureau is making an unprecedented effort to include same-sex couples in next year's national population count, but legally married gay couples won't show up as such in the official once-a-decade tally, bureau representatives said Thursday.

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Letters to the editor

Prop. 200 figures purely arbitrary

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Busca UA a hispanos para estudio sobre cuidado de mayores

Un estudio de University of Arizona necesita 75 participantes hispanos, de ascendencia mexicana, quienes se estén haciendo cargo de un ser querido.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Reliance on sales tax may put state at risk

PHOENIX — Arizona ranks ninth nationally in its reliance on sales taxes to fund its state and local governments, according to a report by a nonpartisan tax research organization.

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Critics denounce GOP senator's bid for immigration question on census

Critics denounce GOP senator's bid for immigration question on census

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, Latino rights organizations and liberal advocacy groups voiced their opposition Tuesday to a Senate amendment that would require U.S. census forms to include a question about citizenship and immigration status.

October 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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Fallout from videotapes has ACORN hustling

Fallout from videotapes has ACORN hustling

LOS ANGELES — Armed with little more than pen and pad, ACORN organizer David Mazariegos hits inner-city streets to save his embattled employer rather than his usual mission of saving homes from foreclosure.

October 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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