A new report from Gov. Scott Walker’s administration says Wisconsin will gain more than 800,000 people over the next 30 years and get dramatically grayer.
New U.S. Census Bureau data shows Wisconsin lost 6,700 companies from 2007 to 2010.
By Matt Pommer A major political step is coming in the Walker Revolution. In the wake of the 2010 U.S. Census, the Legislature will redraw the boundaries for the 33 State Senate and 99 Assembly districts. The redistricting — it will be done by the Republican majorities — could assure GOP legislative control for a [...]
By Joe Lanane
Tuesday’s numerical overload probably did not mean a lot to most construction veterans, but the 2010 U.S. Census figures reveal a lot about the industry’s future.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings jumped in April to the highest level in 16 months, a sign that hiring by private employers is healthy despite last week’s disappointing jobs report. The number of jobs advertised at the end of April rose to 3.1 million from 2.8 million in [...]
By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A wave of census hiring lifted payrolls by 431,000 in May, but job creation by private companies grew at the slowest pace since the start of the year. The unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent as people gave up searching for work. The Labor Department’s new [...]
By Hope Yen AP Writer Washington (AP) — After hitting a 60-year low, the share of Americans who moved edged up last year, but they didn’t go far as people were taking few chances because of the weak housing and job markets. Roughly 12.5 percent of the U.S. population, or 37.1 million people, moved to [...]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — If you haven’t returned your census form yet, this could be the weekend you get a visit from a census taker. Starting Saturday, the U.S. Census Bureau is sending workers door to door to follow up with households that didn’t complete or return their forms. In most cases, census workers will visit [...]
By Hope Yen AP Writer Washington — Were those pricey Super Bowl ads a waste? Maybe not, but paying $3 million to census employees who didn’t do any work surely was. The Census Bureau, a month away from its 2010 population count, has wasted millions of dollars paying temporary employees who never did the work [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau still needs workers in Wisconsin. State residents are set to receive their census forms in less than a month. According to the bureau, it wants 48,000 workers in the state and they still have hundreds of openings. The jobs last between two weeks and six weeks. They [...]