The possibility of a federal government shutdown looms if Congress and the President fail to agree on funding for a number of federal agencies for Fiscal Year 2019, including the Census Bureau. Even a brief shutdown could jeopardize the 2020 Census
On October 11, the Congressional Rural Caucus hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill about the importance of census-guided financial assistance to rural America. A new study from the George Washington Institute of Public Policy and the Census Project found that major rural-targeted programs that are guided by census data total about $30 billion a year.
In preparation for the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is conducting a comprehensive review of decennial census data products and seeks your input.
Citizenship Question Likely to Increase Costs and Compromise Accuracy on 2020 Census, Study Indicates
A new study from Georgetown University indicates that the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census is "likely to increase the costs and compromise the accuracy of the 2020 Census by increasing nonresponse."
A Congressional Rural Caucus briefing on "Counting for Dollars: A Study of Census-Guided Financial Assistance to Rural Areas"
The nomination of Dr. Steven Dillingham to be director of the U.S. Census Bureau will be considered in the Senate on October 3.
A key government watchdog agency released reports recently warning about 2020 Census failures-in-waiting when it comes to information technology and counting hard-to-count groups.
EDS analysis using Census Bureau estimates shows “12 states will be impacted by changes in their congressional delegation if these new numbers were used for apportionment today.”
Remove the Citizenship Question from 2020 Census, Says Marketing Research and Data Analytics Industry
The Insights Association comments to the Census Bureau in opposition to a citizenship question on the decennial questionnaire
Update: Adding a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census and Getting Input from the Research and Analytics Industry
The marketing research and data analytics industry has an opportunity to share our views about the decennial Census questionnaire and the Department of Commerce’s recent decision to add a question