Politics Nov 19

U.S. Census paperwork is pictured in this photo illustration in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., July 15, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Anomalies found in data puts census deadline in jeopardy

The Census Bureau already was facing a shortened schedule of two and a half months for processing the data collected during the 2020 census — about half the time originally planned. The Census Bureau wouldn't say Thursday what the anomalies…

Politics Nov 13

Census case that led to head count halt heads back to court

A coalition of local governments and advocacy groups wants the court to make the Census Bureau revert to a deadline of next April for turning in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats. The Trump administration wants this done by…

Nation Nov 12

Advisory group worried about rural census, crunched timeline

The Census Scientific Advisory Committee said Thursday during a virtual meeting that, given they have low Internet access, residents of rural areas are particularly at risk of being undercounted since field operations ended two weeks earlier than planned.

Jan 06

Homeland Security will share citizenship data with Census

Information that will be shared includes personally-identifiable data, the Homeland Security document said. Federal law prohibits the Census Bureau from releasing personally identifiable data, and the bureau says in its fact-sheet on privacy, “Your answers can only be used to…