As the former Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census, Congresswoman Maloney knows the importance of the census and other federal data programs. She fought to ensure that the 2000 and 2010 Census would be fair and accurate, and is working to ensure the 2020 census will be as well. The importance of accurate data cannot be minimized. Decennial census data is used to ensure fair representation and the fair distribution of federal funds. In addition, Congresswoman Maloney is working to defend the American Community Survey and Economic Census and the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), which are among the most detailed and important surveys used by the public and private sectors.
Preserved the SIPP during the Bush administration to ensure fair and thorough census data gathering: Congresswoman Maloney and her fellow colleagues, along with more than 440 social scientists, successfully urged the Bush administration to abandon its plans to eradicate the SIPP in 2007.
Former ranking member on Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census: As the former ranking member of the Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census, Congresswoman Maloney fought to ensure that the 2000 and 2010 Census would be fair and accurate.
Cofounder and Chair of the Census Caucus: Congresswoman Maloney believes Congress needs to play an active role in maintaining accurate data collection for the national censuses. That is why she was a founder and co-chair of the Congressional Census Caucus.
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Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee released the following statement in response to news reports that the Bush Administration's Census Bureau has already decided it will not even try to correct the 2010 Census:
WASHINGTON: Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) - the former ranking Democrat of the House Census Subcommittee - responded today to a federal court ruling in Oregon that ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to release its statistically corrected count of U.S. residents:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After today's announcement from the Bush administration that it was not correcting the Census, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, an amendment submitted by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) that requires the Census Bureau to start planning to count Americans Abroad as part of the 2010 Census passed in the House. The amendment to the Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations bill for FY 2001 allocates $2.5 million for the Census Bureau to begin planning to include private citizens living aboard in the 2010 decennial census.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), the former Ranking Member of the Census Subcommittee and the founder and Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, issued the following statement upon the release of the Census 2000 Demographic Profile for New York.