Late on March 26, the Department of Commerce announced that the 2020 census will add a citizenship question. “Adding a citizenship question to the decennial census without appropriate testing introduces unknown accuracy risks due to the potential that it will deter legal or illegal immigrants from … [Read more...] about Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Could Harm Accuracy and Costs
In the middle of a House Ways & Means Committee hearing yesterday about tariffs, Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA-27) threw Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross a curveball, asking him about the 2020 Census and a potential question on citizenship being added to the questionnaire. "There's a lot of fear by … [Read more...] about Will 2020 Census Include a Question on Citizenship?
Omnibus appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year 2018, which passed the House today and should pass the Senate shortly, provides an unexpectedly big amount of money for the Census. Total funding for the Census Bureau for FY18 now amounts to $2.814 billion -- $1.344 billion above the FY17 level, … [Read more...] about Huge Win for Census in Final FY2018 Omnibus Funding Bill
Marketing research company SurveyHealthcare (formally SHC Universal), a provider of custom healthcare survey solutions and online data, has appointed Antonio Tropea as Managing Director of EU Business Development. Tropea will lead account planning in the European Union, by providing consultative and … [Read more...] about Industry News: New European Appointment at SurveyHealthcare
After Congress came through with extra money in the latest continuing appropriations resolution last week, the White House requested a massive increase in Census Bureau funding for Fiscal Year 2019. That request still isn't enough. On February 12, the President released his FY19 budget proposal, … [Read more...] about Big Trump FY2019 Budget Request for Census Needs to be Even Bigger
The Federal Commnucations Commission (FCC) should establish a database of reassigned cell phone numbers to improve TCPA compliance by dialers and telephone sample providers, according to a leading research trade association. The Insights Association, the leading and largest nonprofit association … [Read more...] about FCC Should Establish Database of Reassigned Wireless Numbers for TCPA Compliance
More Insights Association members filed comments yesterday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of the marketing research and analytics industry. In response to a petition by M3 USA (another Insights Association member) seeking clarity from the FCC that faxed invitations to … [Read more...] about More Members Defend the Research Industry at the FCC
As we seek clarity from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that invitations to participate in marketing research studies are not advertising, among other points, the result will have real world consequences for the marketing research and analytics industry. Like many companies before it, … [Read more...] about Members Defending the Research Industry at the FCC
When people think of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), they typically picture wheelchair ramps, bathroom handrails, and other solutions for making brick and mortar locations more accessible. These days, businesses have to think about their websites, too. As an increasing number of consumers … [Read more...] about Is Your Website ADA Compliant? If Not, Should it Be?