Contact: Public Information Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2002
Census Bureau to Brief Reporters on Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Initiatives
**CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY**
The Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to brief news media on its Fiscal Year 2003 budget submission to Congress, and to discuss innovative plans to provide new and important data about the nation's people and economy.
Monday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m. EST
William G. Barron Jr., Census Bureau acting director
Frederick T. Knickerbocker, associate director for Economic Programs
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, assistant director for Economic Programs
Preston Jay Waite, associate director for Decennial Census
Reporters may participate via telephone conference call. To take part by phone, call
toll free 800-988-9610 after 1:50 p.m. EST. Password: Census.
An electronic press kit will be available on the embargoed web site at http://www.census.gov/dcmd/www/embargo/embargo.html around 1:30 p.m. Members of the media are strongly encouraged to download the press kit prior to the start of the news conference. If you are unable to download, call the Public Information Office at (301) 457-3691 to have one faxed or e-mailed to you.