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Researchers Warn Census Privacy Efforts May Muddy Data

WASHINGTON — Steps taken by the Census Bureau to protect individual responses may muddy cancer research, housing policy, transportation planning,... Read More

WASHINGTON — Steps taken by the Census Bureau to protect individual responses may muddy cancer research, housing policy, transportation planning, legislative map-drawing and health care policy, researchers have warned the agency. The problems come from a new policy — differential... Read More

Colonias to Immigrants: We Need You at Census Time

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — In this colonia near the Mexico border, an area of sometimes makeshift housing south of Edinburg,... Read More

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — In this colonia near the Mexico border, an area of sometimes makeshift housing south of Edinburg, neighborhood residents are learning when to, and when not to, speak up to authorities when you’re living in the country... Read More

2019-10-29 14:16:21
by Dan McCue
Counties Form Working Group to Support Accurate Count in Census 2020

WASHINGTON - With billions of dollars in federal funding potentially hanging in the balance, the nation's counties are determined to... Read More

WASHINGTON - With billions of dollars in federal funding potentially hanging in the balance, the nation's counties are determined to play an active role in ensuring the 2020 Census reflects their full populations. Toward that end, the National Association of... Read More

2019-07-03 23:29:00
by Dan McCue
Trump Orders Justice Department to Find Way to Add Citizenship Question to Census

WASHINGTON - A lawyer for the Justice Department said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has ordered it to find a... Read More

WASHINGTON - A lawyer for the Justice Department said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has ordered it to find a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite an announcement yesterday that the documents were already being... Read More

2019-07-02 22:41:25
by Dan McCue
White House Says Census Will Be Printed Without Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday evening that it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship.... Read More

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday evening that it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship. The announcement comes five days after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively blocked the addition of the question on the last... Read More

2019-06-26 19:35:05
by Dan McCue
Census Case Sent Back to Lower Court Ahead of Supreme Court Decision

WASHINGTON - A lawsuit alleging that adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census violates the rights of minorities has... Read More

WASHINGTON - A lawsuit alleging that adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census violates the rights of minorities has been sent back to a federal court in Maryland just hours ahead of a highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision... Read More

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