The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's chief privacy policy and enforcement agency, issued a final report setting forth best practices for businesses to protect the privacy of American consumers and give them greater control over the collection and use of their personal data.

The AFL-CIO is launching a new, redesigned “En Español” website> as part of a continuous effort to engage with bilingual Latinos and provide useful information about workplace rights and ways to improve their stan

Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie was honored to give the Joe Pagano Memorial Web Analytics Lecture for the federal government’s Web Manager University. He discussed the latest Pew Internet data about the triple revolution in technology – in broadband, in mobile, and in social networking – and how these changes affect e-government and e-health activities by citizens. VIRE Presentation Here.

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced that President and CEO, Javier Palomarez, will join the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) new Advisory Committee on Diversity Communications in the Digital Age.

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Freddy Balsera - CEO of Miami based Balsera Communications to the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy.

The White House and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of “Digital Promise,”> a new national center created by Congress with bipartisan support to advance technologies to transform teaching and lear

The U.S. General Services Administration launched a mobile version of, the official portal of the U.S. government in Spanish with access to a bounty of government websites, programs and services.

From a former U.S. president to legends of Latin music to the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500-mile auto race to the garden of love, the 2011 commemorative stamp program has something for everyone.

Government agencies have begun to open up their data to the public, and a surprisingly large number of citizens are showing interest. Some 40% of adult internet users have gone online for raw data about government spending and activities.

More than 50 percent of the nation’s households have returned their 2010 Census forms, just weeks after about 134 million questionnaires were mailed or hand-delivered to homes across the country, according to mail participation rates recorded Tuesday.

This year, America conducts its 23rd census.

The U.S. Census Bureau began mailing advance letters to about 120 million addresses nationwide, notifying households that 2010 Census forms will be arriving March 15-17.

Today marks one year since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed into law.

On Jan. 21, 2010, the Pew Research Center hosted a conversation about the 2010 Decennial Census with Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census Robert Groves and a panel of experts.

The Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the launch of a Consumer Task Force to advance the Commission's consumer agenda and promote collaboration across the agency.