2020 Census

May 27, 2020 - 3:36 pm
If you suddenly get a census worker knocking on your door, don’t be surprised. The Census Bureau is resuming field operations for the 2020 count.
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An envelope containing a 2020 U.S. Census form
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Pat Loeb
May 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
COVID-19 is impacting every part of civic life but one of the most serious, longest-lasting consequences may be its effect on the census. Self-response rates are down and Philadelphia faces special challenges in getting residents to participate. Read more here.
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"Sesame Street" characters promoting the 2020 Census
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 11:40 am
No other age group was under-counted more during the last once-a-decade census than children under age 5, researchers say. Sesame Street is hoping to use Count von Count to change that. Read more here.
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Census mailers
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Jim Melwert
February 27, 2020 - 6:19 pm
Delaware County officials are reminding residents to keep an eye out for the U.S. census — and don’t be fooled by look-alikes. Read more here.
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U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham testifies before the House Oversight subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 6:00 pm
With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, the U.S. Census Bureau is behind in recruiting workers and establishing partnerships with civic groups, and it is at risk of missing some informational technology testing goals, according to a report released Wednesday...
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2020 U.S. Census
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AP News
February 11, 2020 - 2:40 pm
Twitter has rolled out a new tool to help users find accurate information about this year's U.S. Census. Read more here.
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Man going door to door collecting information for the 2020 census.
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Antionette Lee
January 22, 2020 - 8:18 pm
If you're looking for a job, recruiters in Philadelphia and it's surrounding counties are trying to fill thousands of temporary positions for the 2020 Census count, and the pay could be enticing. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
September 21, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Two years later, victims in Puerto Rico still need help from hurricane Maria. Supporters in Philadelphia called for action on Saturday.
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U.S. Census Bureau
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Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off its first major field operation , dispatching tens of thousands of employees on the ground to knock on doors. About 40,000 so-called "listers" will canvas neighborhoods across the country to verify addresses ahead of the massive...
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive action on the census Thursday, multiple White House officials said.
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July 11, 2019 - 6:20 pm
By Kevin Liptak, Pamela Brown, Jim Acosta and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) - - President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday directing the Commerce Department to obtain citizenship data through means other than the US census, dropping a controversial plan to include a citizenship question...
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