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AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on Tomorrow’s Census Income, Poverty, and Health Data

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Contact: Katie Peters
Phone: 202.741.6285

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow the U.S. Census Bureau will release new data on income, poverty, and health. The following Center for American Progress experts are available to comment:

  • Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress
  • Heather Boushey, Senior Economist, Center for American Progress
  • Melissa Boteach, Director, Poverty and Prosperity Program, Center for American Progress
  • Maura Calsyn, Associate Director, Health Policy, Center for American Progress

Related resource:

Understanding the 2011 Poverty Data by Melissa Boteach
This memo provides some key context to understanding the forthcoming numbers as well as media resources available for those reporting and speaking about the data.

To speak with our experts, please contact Katie Peters at or 202.741.6285.


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