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Steering Committee and Tree States

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The 2015-2016 Steering Committee

  • Chair:  Bob Coats (North Carolina)
  • Vice Chair:  Dan Veroff (Wisconsin)
  • Co-Secretary: Charles Rynerson (Oregon)
  • Co-Secretary: Suzan Reagan (New Mexico)
  • Allen Barnes (Arizona) (CIC Liaison)
  • Amy Bittner (Wyoming)
  • Mary Craigle (Montana)
  • Todd Graham (Minnesota)
  • Pam Schenker (Florida)

New Tree State List:  Tree States

Letter for 3-year ACS

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Letter supporting the 3-year ACS data product: ACS3Year_March2015

Blog: New ways for YOU to keep in the loop with the Federal Government

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(Courtesy of Todd Graham in MN)

If you haven’t looked lately, US GPO and Federal Register made big improvements to their websites in 2014. The sites are easier to navigate and search. And, once you find the page you want, you can use XML/RSS feeds to keep tabs on new updates and new content.

Every week there’s a ton of Federal Register notices and announcements coming from scores of federal agencies and departments. For my part, I’m only interested in some (not all) of the notices at just four agencies — four out of 434.

So here’s my timesaver. I have a bookmarked “feeds” page, automatically refreshed with content of just the agencies I want to follow. For example: https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/census-bureau.rss returns just Census Bureau’s notices.

Also there are similar pages for 434 other federal agencies and departments: https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/

I know many people are saying they must have email. Good news: The Federal Register can send email too. Get yours — subscribe here: https://www.federalregister.gov/my/subscriptions/new?subscription%5Bsearch_conditions%5D%5Bagency_ids%5D%5B0%5D=42