NEWS AND INFORMATION ON THE 2020 cENSUS

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Butler Eagle 9/6/19: Editorial: A Correct Count Needed to Benefit State Residents

WITF NPR Harrisburg 9/8/19: 2 out of 5 Asian Pacific American Households in PA Risk Going Uncounted in Census

Metro Philadelphia 9/6/19: Philly Plans on Training 1,000 Census Champions

Wilkes Barre Times Leader 8/18/19: Push on to Convince Luzerne County Residents to Participate in Census

HuffPost 8/15/19: The 2020 Census Is Coming Soon. Some States Don’t Really Seem To Care.

NPR 8/12/19: Here's Why The Census Bureau May Be In Your Neighborhood Before The 2020 Count

Philadelphia Inquirer 8/12/19: The 2020 Census Will Determine the Fate of Billions in Federal Dollars. Which Programs are at Stake?

UPI 8/12/19: Census Participation Crucial for Rural Americans

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 8/9/19: Census Officials Prepare for Low Number of Applications Ahead of 2020 Survey

Shamokin News Item 8/9/19: Accurate Census Means More Money for Community

NPR 8/9/19: Why Is The Census Bureau Still Asking A Citizenship Question On Forms?

NPR 7/31/19: Push For A Full 2020 Count Ramps Up After Census Citizenship Question Fight

Slate 7/29/19: The Census Could Undercount People Who Don’t Have Internet Access

CNBC 7/29/19: Experts are Worried the Census Will Once Again Undercount Kids Younger Than 5

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 7/28/19: Population Estimates Show Pennsylvania Losing Congressional District

Williamsport Sun-Gazette 7/21/19: Poor 2020 Census Response Would Hurt County

Roll Call 7/16/19: Senators Press Census Chief on Cyber, Outreach Fears

Marketwatch 7/11/19: Including a Citizenship Question on the Census Could Have unexpected, Long-Term Implications for Your Finances

Washington Post 7/11/19: The Citizenship Question Isn’t the Only Threat to the Census. Here’s What’s at Stake

NPR 7/6/19: Former Census Director: Citizenship Question To Hurt 2020 Accuracy

Reading Eagle 7/6/19: An Undercounted Census Will Hurt More Than You Think 

Washington Post 7/5/19: The Staggering Scale of Printing Questionnaires for the 2020 Census

Philadelphia Inquirer 7/2/19: State Funding for Census 2020: NJ: $9 million; PA $0

Reading Eagle 7/1/19: Berks Gears Up for 2020 Census

NPR 6/29/19: How The Fight Over The Census Citizenship Question Could Rage On

Stars & Stripes 6/28/19: Census Has Never Been Delayed, Even When It Was Really Hard to Do

Talking Points Memo 6/24/19: Census Bureau Study Ups The Estimate For Non-Response Due To Citizenship Question

Philadelphia Inquirer 6/21/19: Editorial: The Stakes are Huge in Philly and Pa. if We Don’t Get the Census Right 

USA Today 6/11/19: 2020 Census Citizenship Question Would Hurt Business Decisions on Jobs, Stores and Even TV

Carlisle Sentinel 6/10/19: Carlisle Could Lose $9 Million a Year if Residents Aren't Counted for Census

CNN 6/7/19: The 2020 Census Hiring Spree Has Yet to Show Up

Yahoo News 6/7/19: Uncounted: How the Census Loses Track of Millions of Children

CNN 6/6/19: The Supreme Court May Have Already Decided the Census Case. Will the New Revelations Matter?

NPR 6/4/19: 2020 Census Could Lead To Worst Undercount Of Black, Latinx People In 30 Years

Sunbury Daily Item 6/1/19: State Officials Want to Avoid Census Undercount in PA

Governing 6/1`/19: As 2020 Census Looms, Citizenship Question Isn't the Only Concern

Fortune: 5/25/19: How Your Privacy Will Be Protected in the 2020 Census

Harrisburg Patriot News 5/24/19: Editorial: Spending $1 Per Resident Will Help Ensure Accurate Census Count and Save PA Billions 

Roll Call 5/24/19: Worries Persist Despite Additional Billions for Census

NPR 5/22/19: Trump's Proposed Census Citizenship Question Bucks Centuries Of Precedent

NBC News 5/22/19: Latino Commission Delivers Dire Prediction on 2020 Census

United Philanthropy Forum 5/22/19: A Call for Philanthropy to Help Meet Unprecedented Challenges Facing the 2020 Census

Wilkes Barre Citizens’ Voice 5/21/19: Editorial: Prepare Now for the 2020 Census

WHYY 5/21/19: Wolf Wants PA to Chip in $12.8 Million to Boost Census Responses

Philly Voice 5/21/19: Pennsylvania Census Commission Seeks $1-Per-Person from State to Ensure Accurate Count

Philadelphia Inquirer 5/20/19: Pennsylvania’s Census Commission Asking State to Spend $1 Per Head on the 2020 Census

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5/20/19: Gov. Wolf's Census Commission Asks for $12 Million to Ensure an Accurate Count in 2020

WITF 5/20/19: Wolf Wants State to Chip in $12.8 Million to Boost Census Responses

Pennsylvania Capital-Star 5/20/19: Gov. Wolf Backs Proposal to Spend Public Dollars for 2020 Census Outreach

Harrisburg Patriot News 5/20/19: Census Advocates Request $12.8 Million in Funding, or $1 for Every Person in PA

NPR 5/19/19: Companies That Rely On Census Data Worry Citizenship Question Will Hurt

Roll Call 5/19/19: States Spend Big on Make-or-Break 2020 Census

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5/6/19: Possible Citizenship Census Question Could Pinch Poorer School Districts

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat 5/6/19: Editorial | Plan Now to Make Sure Nobody Gets Missed in the 2020 Census

Philadelphia Inquirer 5/6/19: Just How Many People Live in Philly, the U.S.? Here’s Why That’s a Tough Question to Answer

YourErie 4/30/19: County Executive, Census Bureau Specialist on Importance of Accurate Count

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 4/27/19: Census Targets Hard-to-Reach Populations in Western PA

Reading Eagle 4/27/19: The 2020 Census is for Everyone, Not Just Citizens

N.Y. Times 4/25/19: The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age

NPR 4/23/19: See 200 Years Of Twists And Turns Of Census Citizenship Questions

Vox 4/23/19: The Supreme Court Case over Adding Citizenship Question to the Census, Explained

Brookings 4/23/19: A Year Before the 2020 Census, Experts Share Four Key Insights

N.Y. Times 4/22/19: A C.E.O.’s Plea: Don’t Mess With the Census

Wall St. Journal 4/22/19: Census Case Points to Falling Survey-Response Rates

WFMZ 4/18/19: Berks Officials Urge Everyone's Participation in 2020 Census

NPR 4/17/19: Appeal To Census Lawsuit Ruling Adds Uncertainty To Citizenship Question's Fate

Los Angeles Times 4/9/19: Citizenship Questions on the Census Have no Historical Pedigree

HuffPost 4/8/19: Taking Accurate Count Of Muslims For 2020 Census Will Be Extra Difficult

Reading Eagle 4/7/19: Here's Why 2020 Will be a Year that Counts

Butler Eagle 4/6/19: Census Office Opening Lauded: Cranberry Hub for 54 Counties

NPR 4/5/19: Trump Administration's Census Citizenship Question Plans Halted By Third Judge

Science Magazine 4/4/19: Trump’s Budget Request for 2020 Census Raises Alarms

SCOTUSBlog 4/4/19: There is no Valid Justification for the Citizenship Question

SCOTUSBlog 4/3/19: Unfinished Business — SCOTUS and the Citizenship Question

Pennlive 4/3/19: Editorial: Undercounting Pennsylvania Immigrants in 2020 Census Will Hurt Us All 

Beaver County Times 4/3/19: Officials: Census Count Tied to Representation, Funding

The Hill 4/2/19: Why the Government Needs to Pay Attention to Census Cybersecurity

Washington Post 4/2/19: What’s New for the 2020 Census?

The Hill 4/2/19: Concerns Mount Over 2020 Census

Bloomberg 4/1/19: Census Says It’s Ready for 2020 Whichever Way the Supreme Court Rules

PA Capital-Star 4/1/19: Wolf Cabinet Secretaries Make Financial Case for Not Ignoring 2020 Census

WHYY 4/1/19: Philly Leaders, PA Officials Vow to Help Ensure Accurate Census Count

Washington Post 4/1/19: 2020 Census Likely Target of Hacking, Disinformation Campaigns, Officials Say

NPR 3/31/19: For The First Time, U.S. Census To Collect Responses In Arabic Among 13 Languages

NPR 3/31/19: What You Need To Know About The 2020 Census

Philadelphia Inquirer 3/29/19: Government Trying to Overcome an Unusual Hiring Challenge for the 2020 Census: Low Unemployment Rates

Reuters 3/27/19: Fearful of Fake News Blitz, U.S. Census Enlists Help of Tech Giants

Reading Eagle 3/25/19: Counting up: Berks County Hopes to Boost Turnout for the 2020 Census

Erie Times-News 3/21/19: Erie Prepares for 2020 Census

Yahoo News 3/15/19: U.S. High Court Broadens Scope of Census Citizenship Question Case

NPR 3/12/19: Census Bureau To Have Far Fewer Local Offices In 2020 Than Last National Count

Constitution Daily 3/12/19: Does the Census Actually Count Everyone and Should It?

Bloomberg 3/6/19: Citizen Question on Census Threatens Democracy, California Judge Rules

Public Radio International 3/5/19: This Algorithm Could Keep Your Census Data ‘Future-Proof'

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 2/27/19: Westmoreland Officials Stress Importance of 2020 Census

NPR 2/25/19: 2020 Census Preparations Were Slowed By The Partial Government Shutdown

NPR 2/25/19: Restrictions On Deployed U.S. Troop Data Could Put 2020 Census 'At Risk'

CityLab 2/22/19: Poll: The State of Census 2020 Is Distrust

CNN 2/22/19: Administration: Minorities May Mot Respond to Census due to 'Political Environment,'

Allentown Morning Call 2/22/19: Gov. Tom Wolf Creates Pennsylvania Census Team

Washington Post 2/21/19: MD Census Trial Closes: Lawyers Disagree Over Whether Trump Officials Conspired to Add Citizenship Question

Yahoo News 2/21/19: Citizenship Question on 2020 Census a 'Surveillance System,' Critics Say

Philadelphia Inquirer 2/15/19: Supreme Court to Decide if 2020 Census Can Ask About Citizenship

Bloomberg 2/15/19: Census Citizenship Case Pulls Supreme Court Into Political Fray

PBS NewsHour 2/14/19: The Court Fight Over the 2020 Census and Why it Matters

L.A. Times 2/14/19: Supreme Court Weighs Census Question that Could Undercut CA’s Power

Bloomberg 2/14/19: California’s $115 Billion Question: Is This Person a Citizen?

CNN 2/9/19: Judge Declines to Block Citizenship Question from 2020 Census on Privacy Grounds

Brookings 2/7/19: Stakes are High for Cities and Regions Ahead of an Unsettled 2020 Census

Wired 2/6/19: The Challenge of America’s First Online Census

CNN 2/1/19: Census Bureau to Proceed With Nationwide Test of Citizenship Question

Talking Points Memo 2/1/19: All The Reasons The 2020 Census Is Shaping Up To Be A Disaster

Washington Post 1/31/19: Trump Admin Argues Citizenship Question Would Not Harm 2020 Count

Baltimore Sun 1/30/19: District Court Judge Won’t Throw Out NAACP Lawsuit Over 2020 Census

WHYY NPR Philadelphia 1/30/19: Philadelphia Creates Census Office to Prep for 2020 Count

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 1/15/19: Editorial: Everyone Counts in Census

PA Post 12/5/18: Study: Most of PA Lacks Broadband, Could Impact 2020 Census

NY Times Magazine 11/28/18: In Donald Trump’s Census, Who Counts?

Philadelphia Inquirer 11/7/18: Broadband and the 2020 Census

NPR 11/1/18: Citizenship Question May Be 'Major Barrier' To 2020 Census Participation

Harrisburg Patriot News 10/6/18: This is Why We Should All Protect the 2020 Census

Philadelphia Inquirer 8/27/18: Undercount of 2020 Census Could Impact PA’s Health Care Funding

Erie Times-News 4/14/18: New Citizenship Question Will Affect Funding in PA

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader 4/11/18: Citizenship Question Will Cost Us All

NPR 3/27/18: FACT CHECK: Has Citizenship Been A Standard Census Question?

Correspondence

Keystone Counts Testimony Before Senate Majority Policy Committee

Keystone Counts Comments on Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census

PRESS RELEASES

Keystone Counts Responds to SCOTUS Citizenship Case Decision

Pa. Should Fund Census Efforts in 2019-20 Budget

Governor Names Keystone Counts to Census Commission

Prolonged Federal Shutdown Could Affect Census

Governor Creates Commission to Ensure Fair, Accurate Count in 2020 Census

New Controversial Question on 2020 Census Will Leave Many Pa. Communities Undercounted

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Consequences of an Undercount in the 2020 Census: Why Pennsylvania Needs a Public Fund

State Voices: Census 101

George Washington University: Counting for Dollars: 16 Largest Federal Assistance Programs that Distribute Funds Based on the Census

George Washington University: Census-Guided Financial Assistance To Rural America

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will Your Kids Count? Young children and their families in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? African Americans in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? Latinos in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? American Indians and Alaska Natives in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? Middle Eastern and North African Americans in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? Households with Low Incomes in the 2020 Census

Leadership Conference Education Fund: Will You Count? People Experiencing Homelessness in the 2020 Census

Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality: Counting People Experiencing Homelessness in the 2020 Census

Asian Americans Advancing Justice/National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials: Debunking the Myths about the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Form

National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials: Last Minute Addition of Citizenship Question Puts Census 2020 at Serious Risk

U.S. Census Bureau: Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census