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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019

Greatest head count in US history is nearly ready for launch

With just a few months left before America starts taking its biggest-ever self-portrait, the U.S. Census Bureau is grappling with a host of concerns about the head count, including how …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019

State looking to fight new immigration rules

Washington officials vowed to fight a new federal rule that would disqualify immigrants who use public benefits from obtaining a green card or visa, saying it could affect an estimated …

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Trump claims no retreat on citizenship question on census

President Donald Trump is arguing he didn’t retreat when he abandoned his effort to insert a citizenship question into next year’s census and insists his fallback will prove a more …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Justice: Census to be printed without citizenship question

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started printing the questionnaire without the controversial …

UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

Supreme Court allows partisan districts, blocks census query

In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on …

2020 Census adds online component

New for the 2020 Census: You can fill out the survey online.

Fearing an undercount, states prepare for 2020 census push

The possibility of a citizenship question on next year’s U.S. census has sparked fears that immigrants may opt out of the once-a-decade population count, prompting some states to spend millions …

3rd federal judge blocks citizenship question on 2020 census

A third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census

The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship

The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution …

Census Bureau recruiting in Spokane County for the 2020 census

More than 100 temporary workers will be hired to work on the 2020 census in Eastern Washington. The jobs will begin this summer.

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018

2020 census test has critics counting concerns, not people

The success of the 2020 census, which will be the first to include an online survey, could hinge on a single “dress rehearsal” underway right now in Rhode Island – …

Marc A. Thiessen: There is nothing wrong with a census question about citizenship

The Trump administration is being sued over its plans to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census, which California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) says “is not just …

Washington to join challenge to 2020 census citizenship question

Washington will join legal challenge over citizenship question on 2020 census form, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.

Colville Reservation one of two selected for national census test

Two Native American reservations – one in the Dakotas and another in Washington – have been selected as test sites ahead of the 2020 census, as officials mull whether to …