A coalition of data users urged the Secretary of Commerce to uphold the confidentiality protections for Census data.
The Insights Association joined a final plea for adequate 2020 Census funding as the fiscal year 2019 clock runs out
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.”