Stories tagged: census
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:25 p.m.
Trump abandons controversial bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, directs agencies dig through existing databases.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:11 a.m.
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, 11:34 p.m.
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, 6:12 p.m.
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, 9:43 p.m.
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, 11:26 a.m.
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, 4:55 p.m.
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, 4:17 p.m.
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, 6:50 p.m.
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, 5:08 p.m.
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, 1:06 p.m.
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, 3:25 p.m.
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, 4:14 p.m.
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, 3:34 p.m.
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, 10:58 a.m.
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 …
Fri., March 30, 2018
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 …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
The 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats, who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
It’s well past time to recognize that the four-decade experiment has failed and has put our nation on the road to becoming merely a collection of tribes rather than one …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
The Trump administration acknowledged Thursday that billions more dollars are “urgently needed” to ensure a fair and accurate count during the 2020 Census.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Both Idaho’s and Washington’s populations are aging faster than the nation’s as a whole, according to the latest census figures, and that has implications for the economy and the labor …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Urban living often is portrayed as a young person’s game, but at 52, John Waite is a pretty typical downtown Spokane resident. Waite, the owner of Merlyn’s and Auntie’s Bookshop, …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Spokane remains Washington’s second-largest city, according to Census population estimates released Thursday, but Tacoma is catching up quickly.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
A new U.S. Census Bureau estimate says Bend’s population now tops 90,000.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 7 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since “corrected” the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay rights groups quickly …