Stories tagged: census
Sat., March 28, 2020
The U.S. Census Bureau has extended the deadline to respond to the census to Aug. 14, giving people a little more time to respond, or seek local resources if they …
UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020
The 2020 census is off and running now that the questionnaire is available on the U.S. Census Bureau website.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Some observers worry that this year’s census carries the same potential for mayhem as last month’s Iowa caucuses, except on an infinitely larger scale.
Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
People who search for census-related terms will automatically see a link to the federal government’s census website, which contains information about participating in the census, what information is collected and …
Sun., Feb. 2, 2020
The Census Bureau this week starts its process of counting students living in college-run housing, but there’s confusion over what information university officials can share with the agency.
Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Census takers fanned out across Spokane and were asking householders one particularly delicate question: How old are you?
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
An Associated Press analysis finds that Detroit tops the list of cities that will be hardest to count in the 2020 census.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
Ahead of the 2020 Census, bureau officials are preparing to battle misinformation campaigns for the first time in the count’s history
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019
A bipartisan commission draws Washington’s congressional and legislative boundaries.
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019
The U.S. Census Bureau is creating tighter privacy controls in response to new fears about prying by data snoopers.
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
The gap between the haves and have-nots in the United States grew last year to its highest level in more than 50 years of tracking income inequality, according to U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019
Trump abandons controversial bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, directs agencies dig through existing databases.
Thu., July 11, 2019
President Donald Trump is expected to announce new executive action Thursday during a news conference on the 2020 census and his push to include a citizenship question.
Thu., July 11, 2019
The celebration of American independence is supposed to be a unifying national ritual. But we are a country with profound differences over the meaning of nationhood itself.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019
The Justice Department says it will look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
The Justice Department says it was still looking for a way to include a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census.
Thu., June 27, 2019
The Supreme Court has put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census
Mon., June 24, 2019
New evidence paints a “disturbing picture” that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration’s push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status, a federal judge …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress
Fri., April 26, 2019
The Trump administration and Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices Tuesday held a legal seminar on how to preserve white hegemony in four easy steps.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government’s plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, an indication the court’s majority …
Sat., April 20, 2019
Wilber Ross’ U.S. census case before the Supreme Court is another in which presidential behavior is provoking plaintiffs to ask the judiciary to police the blurry boundaries of executive discretion.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Asking people whether they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census would worsen the undercount of Latinos and non-citizens compared with other groups, an expert in surveys said Monday at …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
If you’re interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in 2020, now is the time to get your application in.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit concerning the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
Earnings for men have fallen in the decade since the recession, and are even below levels for much of the 1970s and 1980s.
Mon., April 9, 2018
The U.S. Treasury Department has certified low-income census tracts as federal “Opportunity Zones” in the cites of Post Falls and Moscow, Idaho, and Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Shoshone counties.
Sun., April 8, 2018
The inbox still gets clogged, but not quite as fast with the Legislature gone.
Tue., April 3, 2018
Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship question to the census form is unconstitutional.
Mon., April 2, 2018
Critics say asking census respondents if they are U.S. citizens will lead to inaccurate counts and a resulting in drop federal funding, while supporters say it’s the only surefire way …