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CB08-CN.65

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2008

MEDIA ADVISORY — Census Bureau to Hold News Conference on Income, Earnings, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Findings

What:
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a news conference to release two reports: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2007, containing findings from the Current Population Survey (CPS); and Income, Earnings, and Poverty Data from the 2007 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 and occupation

When:
Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. EDT
Who:
David Johnson, chief, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
Where:
U.S. Census Bureau
Suitland Federal Center
Auditorium
4600 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
Online News
Conference Page:
The CPS and ACS reports, data tables and news release will be posted on the Census Bureau’s online news conference page shortly after the news conference begins on Aug. 26. Background information will be available on Friday, Aug. 22, and can be accessed by clicking on the income, poverty and health insurance icon in the top left corner of the Census Bureau’s home page at <www.census.gov>.
Web Conference:
The news conference will also be available live via net conference. The net conference is comprised of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Information on accessing the web conference is provided below.
Audio Conference Access Information:
Toll Free Number: 800-369-6091
Participant Passcode: 3148139
Net Conference Access Information:
Please login early as some setup is required

URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
Conference/Meeting Number: PG2971035
Conference/Meeting Passcode: 3148139
Audio Interviews:
Media interested in interviewing Census Bureau experts on income, earnings, poverty and health insurance coverage should contact Tom Edwards, Census Bureau Public Information Office, on 301-763-2184/3030.
Transportation:
Directions for those arriving by car or Metrorail may be found on the Internet at
http://www.census.gov/aboutus/cbmaps.html.

Arriving via Metrorail: The Metro provides the most convenient access to the Census Bureau. The Census Bureau headquarters building is located adjacent to the Suitland Metrorail (Green Line).

Arriving by Car: Enter from Silver Hill Road through Main Gate 5 (see map) to arrive at Visitor's Pass Center. Visitor's parking is limited, so please arrive early. Additional parking will be available within walking distance. Visitor's vehicles entering Suitland Federal Center are subject to inspection upon entry.
Security:
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 with equipment.**

All media planning to attend must notify the Public Information Office at 301-763-3691 by 2 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 22.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014