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Should a Citizenship Question be on the Census?

By on May 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should a Citizenship Question be on the Census?

The Supreme Court will settle a recent debate over the census that could fundamentally change the history of how it has been used in America.

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As 2020 Census Goes Digital, Officials Say Expect Hacking

on April 2, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The government is working to safeguard against hacking and disinformation campaigns as it perfects a plan to count about 330 million people largely online for the first time. While there has been no indication of anyone trying to target the census, experts say the risks will probably grow as the launch draws closer.

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Commerce Secretary Grilled Over Role In Adding Citizenship Question To 2020 Census

on March 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced tough questioning Thursday from Democrats on the House Oversight Committee about whether he lied to Congress about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Census Citizenship Question

on February 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a case this term to decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Internet Access Rates Remain Uneven in the U.S.

By on December 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Internet Access Rates Remain Uneven in the U.S.

Recent Census Bureau data show adoption rates of broadband internet throughout the country. This has led to more government services moving online.

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OMB Wants Federal Employees to Get Second Jobs to Help with 2020 Census

By on October 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OMB Wants Federal Employees to Get Second Jobs to Help with 2020 Census

The Office of Management and Budget is encouraging agencies to let federal employees pursue part-time jobs to help out with the 2020 census.

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2020 Census Will Be Offered Online

By on September 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
2020 Census Will Be Offered Online

The upcoming census will be offered online which presents new challenges, but the Census Bureau says it has been successful in addressing them.

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Should the Census Be Abolished?

on August 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The author says scrapping the "redundant" decennial census would save the government billions and potentially yield more accurate population data by utilizing other data that are already collected.

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ACLU Sues Commerce Department Over Census Citizenship Question

By on June 7, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
ACLU Sues Commerce Department Over Census Citizenship Question

Another lawsuit has been filed over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the upcoming census.

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Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

By on April 11, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Bill Would Tie Federal Funds to Citizenship

Recently introduced legislation would mandate that federal funding be based only on the number of U.S. citizens in a locality.

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