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Pa. farmers, producers urged to participate in USDA Census of Agriculture | Five for the Weekend
Happy weekend, all. State officials are urging farmers and agricultural producers across the commonwealth to participate in the 2022 Census of Agriculture from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Census of Agriculture is conducted nationally every five years to gather data to “help give an accurate picture of agricultural production in every U.S. county, inform food and agriculture policies […]
Census data hides the racial diversity of U.S. Hispanics to the country’s detriment | Opinion
While many of us Latine embrace our European heritage, we also embrace our Indigenous and African heritage.
Counting everyone so everyone counts: A Census worker on what it’s like | Opinion
The Census is what America is about. It’s why people leave everything they know halfway across the planet. And that’s why they stay: Not just so they can be counted, but because they count.
Four take-aways from Pennsylvania’s 2020 U.S. Census data
The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday released population data relevant to states’ legislative redistricting and reapportionment efforts, days ahead of its Aug. 16 deadline. The data, which will be used to redraw state legislative boundaries and congressional districts, showed where, and what, has changed in Pennsylvania over the last decade. Here are a few noteworthy […]
Pa.’s 2020 census response exceeds national average | The Numbers Racket
In May, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), which led the commonwealth’s census outreach efforts, reported that Pennsylvania’s household response rate was 99.9 percent for the 2020 census count.
Census experts make $2B ask for census data infrastructure improvements
In a letter to the chairs and ranking members of House and Senate Appropriations committees, The Census Project, a national coalition of 55 organizations, including the advocacy group, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, asked Congressional leaders to allocate $2 billion in funding for the Bureau in its 2022 Fiscal Year appropriations.
Bridge Out: Pa.’s census shortfall, explained | Editorial Cartoon
Despite a 2.4 percent increase in resident population, Pennsylvania could not beat out the growing population in other states to hold on to its 18 Congressional seats.
Census data kicks off partisan brawl in statehouses over U.S. House seats
States key to Biden’s victory, such as Pennsylvania and Michigan, are set to lose congressional districts, while Colorado, which also backed Biden, will pick up another seat.
Pa. set to shed a congressional seat as 2020 Census data begins trickling in
Pennsylvania is one of seven states to lose seats, along with New York, California, Illinois, Michigan, West Virginia and Ohio.
Pa. Legislature looks for path forward on redistricting, reapportionment, following census data delays
In a joint meeting of the House and Senate State Government committees Wednesday morning, legislators looked for a possible path forward following the U.S. Census Bureau’s Feb. 12 announcement that redistricting data would be delayed until Sept. 30, 2021 with possible ramifications being felt well into 2022.