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Report says technology kept 2020 census below expected cost

The 2020 census is expected to cost $14.2 billion, well below a previous estimate of $15.6 billion, reflecting a slowdown in the price tag...

Report scrutinizes FCC response in Puerto Rico after Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A U.S. report released Tuesday found that abstract emergency response guidelines for the Federal Communications Commission could have caused...

Report criticizes offshore oil and gas environmental agency

NEW ORLEANS — The federal agency in charge of offshore oil and gas environmental enforcement doesn’t have a strong inspection program for working pipelines...

Report: Military cleanup in Puerto Rico islands slow-going

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The reopening of hiking trails and various white-sand beaches on two tiny Puerto Rican islands long used as Navy...

Pandemic loan program at high-risk for fraud, auditor finds

WASHINGTON — Emergency loans made to small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic have been added to a list of government programs considered at high...

Watchdog agency says 2020 census is still on high-risk list

A watchdog agency on Tuesday again classified the 2020 census as high risk because of efforts last fall by the Trump administration to shorten...