The Census Bureau is cutting short critical door-knocking efforts for the 2020 census amid growing concerns among Democrats in Congress that the White House is pressuring the bureau to wrap up counting soon for political gain, NPR has learned.
WASHINGTON — The director of the U.S. Census did little to reassure Democrats that President Trump is not trying to manipulate America’s population count for political benefit.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following statement after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposed COVID-19 legislation.
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.
Washington, DC — Yesterday, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) voted to pass S. 2163, the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act, which will establish a 19-member commission examining the social disparities that disproportionately affect Black males in America.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If President Donald Trump succeeds in getting immigrants in the country illegally excluded from being counted in the redrawing of U.S. House districts, California, Florida and Texas would end up with one less congressional seat each than if every resident were counted, according to an analysis by a think tank.
NEW YORK, NY —Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin joined community advocates to urge all New Yorkers to get counted.
The military tactics utilized by Homeland Security officers to control protesters in Portland, Oregon, and other cities are being decried by congressional lawmakers and investigated by federal watchdogs.
The legal fight is heating up over President Trump's call to make an unprecedented change to the population numbers used to divide up seats in Congress among the states.