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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Census takers will begin knocking on doors this week in Minnesota. They will be visiting households that haven’t responded to the 2020 Census by mail, online or by phone. The census determines how federal funding is allocated for schools and roads, among other things. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the timeline has...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Census takers will begin knocking on doors this week in Minnesota. They will be visiting households that haven't responded to the 2020 Census by mail, online or by phone. The census determines how federal funding is allocated for schools and roads, among other things. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the timeline has...
    This from the AP, “Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which has seen an uptick in coronavirus infections in recent weeks, braces to host hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 80th edition of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More than 250,000 people are expected to rumble through...
    In less than a week, census takers will begin knocking on local doors to ensure Minnesotans complete the 2020 census. The census occurs once every 10 years, however protocols and timelines had to be changed this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The census is a count of everyone in the United States and...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A mariachi band played Mexican tunes as leaders at a nearby table in front of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Sunset Park Brooklyn where leaders implored Latino residents to sign up for the census...
    SAN ANTONIO – The 2020 Census campaign, along with the League of United Latin American Citizens, city and county leaders led a caravan of cars through San Antonio’s West Side on Saturday morning to increase community participation in the census. City Census Administrator Berta Rodriguez said less than 50% of the population has responded to...
    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced Friday that he would be named a plaintiff and join a lawsuit with San Jose and other jurisdictions to prevent President Donald Trump from excluding undocumented residents from the 2020 Census.Liccardo said by not counting individuals fully, the White House would be in clear violation...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced Friday that he would be named a plaintiff and join a lawsuit with San Jose and other jurisdictions to prevent President Donald Trump from excluding undocumented residents from the 2020 Census. Liccardo said by not counting individuals fully, the White House would be in...
    Getty: "The U.S. Census logo appears on census materials received in the mail with an invitation to fill out census information online on March 19, 2020 in San Anselmo, California." Is the Trump administration yet again seeking to sabotage the 2020 census? Coming from an administration that’s also making a blaring unconstitutional attempt to completely erase undocumented immigrants from the...
    Leading Off ● Postal Service, 2020 Census: Donald Trump's war on fair elections escalated to new extremes as recent reporting has detailed his administration's efforts to sabotage both the U.S. Postal Service and the 2020 census. Multiple news reports have revealed that the postal service is experiencing significant delays after Trump appointed a political crony...
    Demonstrators rally at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., in 2019 to protest a proposal to add a citizenship question in the 2020 census. President Donald Trump’s recent memorandum on excluding undocumented citizens from congressional apportionment threatens to reignite fear and confusion about participating in the census and whether it will be used for...
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau sped up the timetable for crunching 2020 census numbers on Friday after an earlier request for an extension stalled in the Senate and as pressure mounts to turn in numbers used to determine congressional districts by year's end, when President Donald Trump...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau sped up the timetable for crunching 2020 census numbers on Friday after an earlier request for an extension stalled in the Senate and as pressure mounts to turn in numbers used to determine congressional districts by year’s end, when President Donald Trump is still in office. ...
    (WJZ)- Governor Larry Hogan provided an update on the state’s progress in the 2020 United State Census on Friday. Maryland ranks 13th among the 50 states with a response rate of 66.7%, which is close to four points above the national average of 62.8%. The state ranks fifth in Internet response and Carroll County leads...
    Response rates to the 2020 U.S. census, as of July 1, along with historical data, are below. If a household doesn’t respond online at 2020census.gov, the agency sends a paper questionnaire. If there is still no response, a census taker is dispatched. The census, which is conducted every 10 years, is used to determine the...
    The Census Bureau has decided to cut the amount of time that it will spend knocking on doors across the country by a month, NPR reports. In April, the agency indicated that it would need until Halloween to accurately count all of the people in the country due to delays incurred by coronavirus pandemic. Now, the effort...
    SPRINGFIELD (CBS) — Massachusetts residents who haven’t responded to the 2020 U.S. Census yet may be getting a knock on their door soon. Census workers started their door-to-door visits Thursday across much of the state. The door-knocking has started in Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, Hampden, Worcester Norfolk and Middlesex Counties. The on-the-ground effort will come to...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Census workers started going door-to-door in Denver and Arvada on Thursday. They’re trying to ensure that everyone has filled out their 2020 Census. (credit: Douglas County) The person at your door can be verified for working for the Census because they will be carrying a valid ID badge with their photograph and...
    Joe Biden suffered another startling brain freeze on Wednesday when he claimed the 2020 Census “is now two censuses ago.” Biden was speaking to UnidosUS and recollecting when he first met the person with whom he was conversing: “We had a relatively small population of–and we called it, at the time, Hispanic population, mostly...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Santa Clara County announced on Wednesday that it will set up Census 2020 kiosks at pop-up COVID-19 testing sites to mitigate the effects of President Donald Trump’s claim that he will exclude undocumented immigrants from the counts used in congressional redistricting. The kiosks are part of a larger effort to...
    Before Mónica Hurtado could persuade anyone to volunteer personal information for the 2020 census, she had to be persuaded herself. And three years ago, she was a big skeptic. “We know how deep is the distrust of BIPOC [Black, Indigenous and people of color] communities of big systems,” said Hurtado, the racial justice and health...
    The U.S. Census Bureau director testified Wednesday that he was not given advance notification about an order by the Trump administration that called for undocumented immigrants to be excluded from the national census. President Donald Trump issued an executive order earlier this month in which he argued that having people who are in the country...
    U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham testified Wednesday that he wasn’t informed ahead of time about President Donald Trump’s order seeking to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from the process of redrawing congressional districts. Dillingham testified during an emergency congressional hearing that he was unaware of anyone from the Census Bureau playing a role...
    SAN ANTONIO – United States Census workers are busy gathering information, and you can expect a call, in-person visit or information in the mail to make sure you are counted. With these processes, however, comes opportunities for thieves who are looking to steal your personal information. Experts worry about errors if census schedule is sped...
    The U.S. Census Bureau director testified Wednesday that he was not given advance notification about an order by the Trump administration that called for undocumented immigrants to be excluded from the national census. President Donald Trump issued an executive order earlier this month in which he argued that having people who are in the country...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Census Bureau is turning to a new tactic to get people to respond to the questionnaire. This week, emails went out to residents living in low-responding areas to encourage them to complete the form. (credit: Douglas County) Right now, about 66% of Coloradans have responded to the 2020 Census. Douglas...
    Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham told the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday he only became aware of a recent presidential directive excluding undocumented immigrants from the census's congressional representation calculations “when it was posted on the web.” Dillingham reportedly said he wasn't involved in the planning of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden hits Trump's 'law and order' message: He's...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City By Jeffrey M. Wice, Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow, New York Law School  Even as New Yorkers fight the COVID pandemic, another battle looms—making sure that we’re treated fairly in the 2020 Census. What’s at stake?...
    (CNN)The Census Bureau director testified Wednesday that he was not involved in drafting President Donald Trump's directive calling for the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the count used to develop congressional districts. Director Steven Dillingham told the House Oversight Committee he had no heads-up from the White House about the presidential memorandum on the apportionment...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged New York City’s population and left its economy devastated. The public health crisis also blindsided the city’s unprecedented $40million organizing initiative to ensure a complete and accurate count of all residents in...
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER President Donald Trump's order seeking to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from the process of redrawing congressional districts isn't changing the U.S. Census Bureau's goal of counting every person in the country, the agency's chief said in prepared remarks for a congressional hearing Wednesday. Although the Census Bureau has started examining...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York City is launching the #GetCountedNYC Census Week of Action to mobilize all households to respond to the census, which has just a 54% self-response rate as of July 27.From July 27 - August 2, NYC Census 2020 are planning a week of activities citywide to mobilize New Yorkers to...
    President Donald Trump’s order seeking to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from the process of redrawing congressional districts isn’t changing the U.S. Census Bureau’s goal of counting every person in the country, the agency’s chief said in prepared remarks for a congressional hearing Wednesday. Although the Census Bureau has started examining methodologies for complying...
    President Donald Trump’s order seeking to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from the process of redrawing congressional districts isn’t changing the U.S. Census Bureau’s goal of counting every person in the country, the agency’s chief said in prepared remarks for a congressional hearing Wednesday. Although the Census Bureau has started examining methodologies for complying...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Bill de Blasio is encouraging people to complete the 2020 census and make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election. During Wednesday’s press briefing, he pointed out the census deadline and Election Day are both less than 100 days away. “This is a crucial, crucial time...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– Mayor Lightfoot announced a new campaign on Wednesday to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S. Census. In order to highlight “the power of justice” through the Census, Lightfoot unveiled painted boards made to inspire communities. “Paint The City” is a local organization providing messages of hope and positivity throughout the city. There are over...
    The CEOs of the country's four largest tech companies will testify Wednesday before the House Judiciary's Subcommittee Antitrust Subcommittee, which is examining the market dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.  For Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, appearances before Congress are becoming old hat: This will be his third such hearing since 2018. The last time,...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City By Julie Menin, Director of NYC Census 2020  New York City is facing an unprecedented, multi-layered political, economic, and public health crisis like none other it has faced in the past. After being the global epicenter...
    A U.S. House of Representatives committee is set to discuss Wednesday an order by President Donald Trump calling for undocumented immigrants to be excluded from the national census that takes place every 10 years.  Those scheduled to testify before the House Oversight Committee include Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham, as well as four of his...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- David Garden is a part-time professor at Pasadena City College. He's eligible for unemployment benefits but hasn't been able to get through to the California Employment Development Department and said he has yet to receive any money."It came from the federal government and it's in an account somewhere," he said. "It...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration over the president's attempt to keep undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census."The law requires that everyone in America, whether citizen or not, be counted," Becerra said in a virtual news conference Tuesday morning. "Not even...
    The Trump administration is now facing at least four lawsuits over its unconstitutional attempt to erase undocumented immigrants from the 2020 census. This includes one suit representing a number of immigrant rights organizations that advocate for undocumented communities in Massachusetts and have been working tirelessly to ensure families are represented in the count. “We have spent countless hours and dollars encouraging our community...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After asking for coronavirus-related deadline extensions in April, the Trump administration now appears to be abandoning that request by asking Congress for extra funding to wrap up the 2020 census “as quickly, and safely as possible” in a move that could help ensure the number-crunching for redrawing congressional districts takes place...
    The state of California sued the Trump administration Tuesday to require it to count undocumented immigrants in the census for the purpose of allocating congressional representation. The lawsuit, led by California Attorney General Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraOVERNIGHT ENERGY: 20 states sue over Trump rule limiting states from blocking pipeline projects | House Democrats add 'forever chemicals'...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Tuesday became the latest state to sue President Donald Trump over his executive order excluding people in the U.S. illegally from being counted when congressional districts are redrawn after this year’s census. The nation’s most populous state stands to lose a congressional seat if the president’s order stands, according...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — California is suing President Trump and his administration over their latest effort to bar people in the U.S. illegally from being counted in the 2020 Census, as officials urge Angelenos to participate to ensure future funding for health care, schools and other social services. Los Angeles County’s census response is 58.8%...
    By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Tuesday became the latest state to sue President Donald Trump over his executive order excluding people in the U.S. illegally from being counted when congressional districts are redrawn after this year's census. The nation's most populous state stands to lose a congressional seat if...