The 2013 President's Budget for the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Each year congress sets a budget to cover areas such as employment data. You will be happy to know that on February 13, 2012, President Obama submitted his 2013 budget to Congress. The fiscal report includes a budget of $618.2 million in funding to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the fiscal year that will begin on October 1, 2012. Interestingly it is an increase of $9.1 million over the BLS 2012 appropriation. According to the official website The Budget will enable the BLS to continue to fulfill its role in developing national labor- and price-related statistics, and fully funds most BLS statistical programs. 

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