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    Will Carless - David Rodriguez September 20, 2020 7:44AM (UTC) This story was produced by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization. Get their investigations emailed to you directly by signing up at revealnews.org/newsletter. As they scramble to complete the census count weeks earlier than originally planned, Census Bureau workers across...
    (CNN)Census Bureau officials warned in mid-July that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' orders to end the 2020 census early risked producing a tally of "unacceptable quality" with "fatal flaws" that carries the stain of "politically-manipulated results." The revelations are in an expansive set of internal Census Bureau and Commerce Department records produced Saturday by the Trump...
    ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors who...
    ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors who...
    By ISABELLE TAFT, The Sun Herald BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The teal yard signs lining the block on Division Street in East Biloxi carried urgent messages. - “It’s not too late.” - “No es demasiado tarde.” - “Get counted today.” It was Sept. 5, and the deadline for Americans to respond to the 2020 census...
    The Trump administration filed a Notice of Appeal on Friday declaring its intention to have the U.S. Supreme Court review a district court decision blocking the president’s order to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census population count data used to allocate federal funds and congressional representation. Because the decision was rendered by a rare...
    (CNN)The Trump administration argued on Friday against a challenge to its 2020 census plans by saying the Constitution requires a count but does not say it must be accurate. "It cannot be the case that accuracy in and of itself establishes some sort of -- is established in the enumeration clause" of the Constitution, Justice...
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the...
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of the U.S. Census Bureau visited a census event Friday to encourage people to fill out their census form before the end of the month. Director Steven Dillingham stopped by a census event outside the Oklahoma Capitol where people could drive by and pick up census forms ahead of...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors...
    ORLANDO, Fla. – Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors who...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager told supervisors...
    Self-response rates to the 2020 U.S. census, as of Sept. 16, along with historical data, are below. The Census Bureau is emailing households that have not responded at 2020census.gov or to paper questionnaires and also sending enumerators to knock on doors between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. The leading states are Idaho and West Virginia,...
    Same-sex couples make up more than a half million U.S. households, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday. Since 2014, the year before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same sex marriages, the number of married same-sex households has increased by almost 70%, rising to 568,110 couples in 2019, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community...
    By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey and the head of the U.S. Census Bureau encouraged Arizonans on Thursday to complete their census forms as statistics showed more than 10% of the state's residents haven't yet participated in the once-a-decade national count. With just 13 days remaining before the count ends,...
    (CNN)A federal judge on Thursday extended into next week an order blocking the Census Bureau from winding down its efforts to count the US population. The order was set to expire Thursday, but Judge Lucy Koh extended it after pushing back a hearing as well. The Trump administration is seeking to end the 2020 census...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats. It could also result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million annually in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents, according a report released...
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U.S., more than a half million households are made up of married same-sex couples, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.Since 2014, the year before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same sex marriages, the number of married same-sex...
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats. It could also result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million annually in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY MARIA CASPANI The number of same-sex married and unmarried couple households in the United States reached nearly 1 million in 2019, according to a U.S. Census Bureau survey that broke out the statistic for the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Several community-based organizations in Brooklyn will receive funding to help encourage more people in the borough to participate in the 2020 Census. As of Sept. 15, 56.6 percent of Brooklyn’s households have responded to the census....
    Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage, the Census Bureau has released the most detailed data ever on same-sex couples, married and unmarried, in a move welcomed by LGBTQ activists. “Like with so many other marginalized communities, being able to have this data means so much,” said Beatriz Valenzuela,...
    There are two weeks left to complete the 2020 census.With the deadline quickly approaching, creative minds are coming together to get the word out.Soul Children of Chicago, the nation's oldest children's gospel choir, and Am Shalom, a Glencoe synagogue, came together to create a video, asking people to complete the census.Walt Whitman is the founder...
    CHICAGO — There are some neighborhoods in Chicago, especially those with high numbers of Latinx immigrants like Back of the Yards, that have had stubbornly low census response rates. As we approach the U.S. Census Bureau’s Sept. 30 deadline, we asked people about the census and listened to their fears, hopes and the resources they...
    New data released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that in 2019, there were almost 1 million same-sex couple households in the U.S. The Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey found that out of 980,000 same-sex couple households, 58 percent were married couples, while 42 percent identified as “unmarried partner” households. The survey also...
    The poverty rate in the United States declined for the sixth consecutive year in 2019, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau – a milestone that could be a brief one with the coronavirus pandemic damaging the economy for much of this year.[ READ: U.S. Median Income Hit Record in 2019, Census Data...
    (CNN)Cutting down on greenhouse gases is a huge environmental goal, but if the world wants to get to net zero emissions by 2050, it will cost a staggering $1 trillion to $2 trillion a year. (But scientists warn letting the climate crisis go unchecked could be even more expensive.) Here's what you need to know...
    Children hold signs through a car window at a census outreach event in Dallas, Texas.Tony Gutierrez/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.When the coronavirus pandemic struck earlier this year, Martha Sanchez and her team at La Union del Pueblo Entero realized that going...
    The American population continued to grow slightly older, wealthier and more diverse last year, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. Data released Thursday from the 2019 American Community Survey, an ongoing measure that provides demographic information and other population statistics on a yearly basis, shows that the median age of the...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Office of the Texas Secretary of State announced Wednesday it has awarded a contract to The Atkins Group of San Antonio to bolster the State of Texas’ 2020 Census response efforts and ensure an accurate count of all Texans. The Atkins Group has launched the “Let’s Count Texas” campaign by...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles city residents are among the population with the lowest rate of completed U.S. Census responses. California’s census initiative said on Wednesday that the state is above its 2010 response rate, 68.2%, with its current response rate at 68.4% households. Los Angeles continues to fall behind the response rate for...
    SAN ANTONIO – What began last spring by focusing on the U.S. Census has transitioned to preparing Trinity University students to vote in the November presidential election. The Census-Voter Engagement Task Force was created by students and faculty to encourage participation in both. “The students are taking the lead saying, ‘This is important for us,...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The push to count the Latino community in the 2020 Census has reaching a fever pitch as the Sept. 30th deadline approaches.Politicians, including the governor and Chicago's mayor, are pushing hard, while one community member has launched a free Quinceañera giveaway.Gov. JB Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and community leaders gathered to kick...
    (CNN)The Trump administration said Wednesday that it plans to take a second fight over citizenship and the 2020 census to the Supreme Court.The challenge is to the injunction issued last week blocking the Commerce Department from carrying out President Donald Trump's directive to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census count used to allocate seats in...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York City officials and community advocates and leaders gathered in Manhattan and Brooklyn Wednesday to mobilize New Yorkers to complete the 2020 census.The "Countdown to the Future" was held at Foley Square and included a march across the Brooklyn Bridge before unveiling a census-related installation at the Brooklyn Public Library...
    The Los Angeles Food Bank encourages food box recipients to complete their census forms. A bipartisan Senate bill seeks to block the Trump administration from stopping the census count early and guaranteeing an undercount of the U.S. population as a whole, and especially in communities of color and rural communities. Alaska Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Gov. JB Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and community leaders gathered to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month in Little Village Wednesday.Pritzker is expected to highlight the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census during the event at 26th Street and Kedzie Avenue.The census count in Chicago is lagging behind the rest of...
    The Trump administration will appeal last week's court ruling blocking the president's order to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census data used for apportioning congressional seats, Department of Justice lawyers said in a court filing Wednesday. The DOJ said in its filing that it would seek review of the decision with the Supreme Court. A three-judge...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has sent a letter to the U.S. Census Bureau, urging the entity to reinstate the Oct. 31 deadline to the 2020 Census. Walz says the last-minute decision to change the 2020 Census response deadline to Sept. 30 threatens the accuracy of population numbers, which are used to...
    When the pandemic sent much of the nation’s college students home, it gave Illinois officials concern that the decennial U.S. Census would not count them living in their dorms, thus shrinking the population of college towns across the country. A Census official said they are prepared. When the University of Illinois and most...
    (CNN)The Trump administration is trying to get a federal judge to help shield thousands of internal documents about the 2020 census from the public.The more than 8,800 records, plus an undisclosed number due for release later this week, document the administration's controversial move to cut off the census at the end of September, rather than...
    The income of American households rose rapidly in 2019 during President Donald Trump’s lower-immigration, higher-growth economy, according to data published Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Wages for full-time male employees at the midpoint of the national wage scale grew by an average of 2.1 percent to $57,456. Median full-time female employees gained 2.5 percent,...
    Census taker Paul Trujillo takes a headcount of residents at a home on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One member of the household hadn't filled out their decennial Census form, which can be done by mail, online, or over the phone and takes about five minutes to complete. New Mexico officials...
    Currently, Georgia’s census self-response rate of 61.2% is lagging behind many states as well as the national average. Participating in the census is required by law, and it is key to Georgia’s future because response rates determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are directed...