WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the 2020 Census Improving Data and Enhanced Accuracy (IDEA) Act, today formally requested that House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chair Trey Gowdy (R-SC), hold a legislative markup on the 2020 Census IDEA Act.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is calling for lawmakers to markup legislation she’s offered to stop the Department of Commerce from adding a last minute question about citizenship to the 2020 Census.
NEW YORK--Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined gun violence prevention advocates and New York City students for a listening session on gun safety in schools. The students voiced their concerns and asked a panel of experts questions about how to get involved in the fight against gun violence.
Late last night, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the latest in the Trump Administration’s long string of actions meant to compromise and politicize the 2020 Census – he is adding a question about citizenship. I have been and will continue to fight this – the census is too important for political games.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, co-chair of the House Census Caucus and author of the Census IDEA Act, released the following statement after Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that a question regarding respondents’ citizenship status will be included on the 2020 decennial census.
Democrats are calling for the elimination of a question on citizenship slated to be placed on census forms starting in 2020, arguing that its addition is a "discriminatory decision" by the Trump administration.
The Democratic backlash follows the Department of Commerce's announcement that the citizenship question would be reinstated Mondayevening.
NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Lt.