Tag: Census

Will Census 2020 Count Be Accurate? Congress Questions Readiness

February 13, 2020 7:25 AM

Democratic lawmakers criticized Census officials Wednesday saying with only weeks until the 2020 count is fully underway the bureau’s preparations are “woefully inadequate” to accurately track the nation’s population while Census officials defended the agency's readiness.

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Considering a Temporary Census Job? Be Sure to Read This

February 6, 2020 12:19 PM
Considering a Temporary Census Job? Be Sure to Read This

OPM has provided guidance for federal employees who plan to take part-time jobs to help out with the 2020 census.

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Where are Americans Moving?

January 16, 2020 2:43 PM
Where are Americans Moving?

Recent data show which states are gaining and losing population which can have an implication for Congressional seats in the upcoming census.

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Census Bureau Raises Pay in Hopes of Hiring 500K People

January 8, 2020 6:17 AM

The Census Bureau said it plans to hire 500,000 people in the coming months as the 2020 Census gets underway. It's raising pay in most of the country in an effort to fill the jobs.

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Senators Don’t Want Federal Agencies Collecting Citizenship Data

July 25, 2019 2:00 PM
Senators Don’t Want Federal Agencies Collecting Citizenship Data

A group of Senators are threatening to withhold funds in an effort to stop federal agencies from providing citizenship data to the Commerce Department.

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No Citizenship Question Will Be on the 2020 Census

July 11, 2019 6:38 PM
No Citizenship Question Will Be on the 2020 Census

The Trump administration abandoned efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census and is instead taking an alternate route to gather the information.

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Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

July 2, 2019 5:12 PM
Government to Print 2020 Census Without Citizenship Question

The Trump administration reportedly abandoned efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but the president has said it’s still on the table.

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Supreme Court Says Citizenship Question Cannot Go on 2020 Census, For Now

June 27, 2019 11:16 AM
Supreme Court Says Citizenship Question Cannot Go on 2020 Census, For Now

The Supreme Court has issued a decision on the debate over adding a citizenship status question to the upcoming census.

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Should a Citizenship Question be on the Census?

May 15, 2019 10:19 AM
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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Commerce Secretary Grilled Over Role In Adding Citizenship Question To 2020 Census

March 15, 2019 11:43 AM
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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