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Eliminate Redundant Statistical Data Collection on the ACS

I see other ideas out there to consolidate the U.S. statistical systems and I agree those are worthy ideas. My idea flows into that concept but is something we can do as a first step.

Specifcally we could begin by targeting data items collected on the American Community Survey. This program costs the taxpayers $428 million and annoys over 3 million respondents a year. By systematically eliminating the collection of... more »