The U.S. Census Bureau will hold
a news conference to release two reports: Income, Poverty, and Health
Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2006, containing findings from
the Current Population Survey (CPS); and Income, Earnings, and Poverty
Data from the 2006 American Community Survey (ACS). The CPS findings
are national, while the ACS findings pertain to states, as well as counties
and cities of 65,000 or more people. The ACS report also includes a comparison
of earnings for men and women by selected characteristics, including industry
Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. EDT
David Johnson, chief, Housing
and Household Economic Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
>U.S. Census Bureau
Suitland Federal Center
4600 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
The new Census Bureau headquarters building is conveniently located adjacent
to the Suitland Metro station. Directions for those coming by car or Metro
may be found on the Internet at <http://www.census.gov/aboutus/cbmaps.html
There will be a live webcast
of the news conference, accessible from the Census Bureau’s online news
conference page. Windows Media Player or RealPlayer software (both versions
are free downloads) is required to view the webcast. A test signal will be
available beginning at 9:45 a.m. EDT on Aug. 28 to verify your computer is
correctly set up to view the webcast. Only media attending the event will
be able to ask questions of the speakers.
Media may dial in to a telephone
“listen line” to hear the news conference live. The dial-in
phone number is 888-622-5357 and the PIN CODE is 989192. The listen
line may be accessed beginning at 9:45 a.m. EDT.
A live video broadcast of
the news conference also will be available by satellite for free and unrestricted
use by news organizations.
Live broadcast date: Aug. 28.
Live broadcast time: 10 to 11 a.m. EDT (sharp/firm out).
(A test satellite signal will be available from 9:30 to 10 a.m. EDT).
• Ku-band analog satellite: AMC5
• Transponder: K08H CH.B (9Mhz digital)
• Downlink Frequency: Horizontal, 11921.50 MHz
• Orbital Position: 79 degrees W.L.
• Data Rate: 8.448
• Symbol Rate: 6.1113
• FEC: 3/4
• Transmission Contact: ConnectLive Communications, 703-661-1900
Media interested in interviewing
Census Bureau experts on income, earnings, poverty and health insurance coverage
should contact Tom Edwards, Census Bureau Public Information Office, at 301-763-2184.
Live Radio Feeds:
Audio is available online
from the news conference webcast or the telephone listen line.
The Census Bureau will
provide transportation for the media from downtown Washington to Suitland
Federal Center. The van will depart from the National Press Club at 14th and
F streets at 9 a.m. sharp on the day of the news conference; it will leave
the Census Bureau for the return trip between 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. EDT.
To reserve a space on the van, contact the Public Information Office at 301-763-3691.
Photo identification is required
for admission to the Census Bureau. Foreign nationals must contact the Public
Information Office to obtain a special security clearance form. Please
allow at least 30 minutes for security check-in, longer for broadcast media
All media planning to attend must notify the Public Information Office
at 301-763-3691 by 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 24.