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.
Gov. Wolf backs proposal to spend public dollars for 2020 census outreach
"A dollar per person will really help us take that first step forward and make sure we have an accurate census," a commission member said.
Wolf cabinet secretaries make the financial case for not ignoring the 2020 Census
One year before the next U.S. Census officially kicks off, a handful of Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries gathered in the Capitol on Monday to make the financial case for participating. “It isn’t a Republican issue. It’s isn’t a Democrat issue,” Rick Vilello, Department of Community and Economic Development deputy secretary for community affairs, said. […]