Census

Terry, cleans out his tent at a large homeless encampment, near downtown St. Louis.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:10 am
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gap between the haves and have-nots in the United States grew last year to its highest level in more than 50 years of tracking income inequality, according to Census Bureau figures. Income inequality in the United States expanded from...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia continued its slow but steady growth last year according to census results released Thursday morning.
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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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In this April 23, 2019 file photo, immigration activists rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, in Washington.
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July 10, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department can't replace nine lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census without explaining why it's doing so, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman, who earlier this year...
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Census 2020
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Pat Loeb
July 03, 2019 - 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney praised the U.S. Census Bureau's decision to print its 2020 questionnaire without a question about citizenship status. However, he said there's still a lot of work to do to get a full representation of the city. "It's certainly, hopefully, light at...
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a politically charged decision Thursday, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census — for now. Philadelphia immigrant advocates say the Supreme Court made the right call. "It's amazing news," said Miguel...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2019.
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June 27, 2019 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a huge blow to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain on Thursday in a ruling that could embolden political line-drawing after the 2020 census. On the court's final day of decisions before a summer break, the conservative...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted.
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April 23, 2019 - 10:13 am
UPDATED: 12:09 p.m. By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , an indication the court's majority may be inclined to...
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Mayor Jim Kenney has created an office to help the city get the most complete count possible on the 2020 census.
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Pat Loeb
January 29, 2019 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has created an office to help the city get the most complete count possible on the 2020 census. The census determines congressional representation and the distribution of an estimated $675 billion in federal funds. After a big push for the 2010 census...
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