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A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)
May 8, 2023

Simulation suggests 2020 census missed fifth of noncitizens

New results from a U.S. Census Bureau simulation suggests a significant number of noncitizens were missed in the 2020 census.

Aug 26, 2021

Another take on the 2020 Census

The 2020 U.S. Census data release, known as P.L. 94-174, made headlines locally and nationally when it was made available earlier this month. Attention has rightfully focused on the use of the data for its intended purpose – the drawing of new boundaries for state legislative districts across the country and for carving out new […]

Larry Hogan, on the steps of the State House in 2017, holds a package of four bills containing proposed reforms to state ethics laws and the redistricting process. Moments after the news conference, Hogan delivered the bills to the House and Senate. (Photo by Bryan Sears.)
Aug 13, 2021

How might redistricting battle play out in Maryland?

The release of 2020 census data provides a clearer picture of Maryland's population. Overall, the population grew by about 7% to nearly 6.8 million people.

Aug 13, 2021

Census data sets up redistricting fight over growing suburbs

New census data showed rapid growth around some of the nation's largest cities and shrinking population in many rural counties.

Aug 12, 2021

Census shows US is diversifying, Maryland growing, Baltimore shrinking

The U.S. became more diverse and more urban over the past decade, and the white population dropped for the first time on record, the Census Bureau reported.

Jul 2, 2019

2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question

WASHINGTON — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query. Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits challenging the question that the printing of the hundreds of millions of documents […]

Feb 1, 2019

US seeks to show census’ citizenship question wouldn’t hurt 2020 count

GREENBELT — Testimony wrapped up Thursday over the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census as government attorneys sought to show it would not harm the accuracy of the count. In the second week of trial at U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, both sides called upon the Census […]

Apr 16, 2018

GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.

Apr 3, 2018

Frosh joins national lawsuit over census question

Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship demand to the census questionnaire is unconstitutional.

Mar 28, 2018

Prince George’s Co. joins lawsuit to overhaul plan for 2020 Census

The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, and that will lead to a massive undercounting of African-Americans.

Aug 1, 2016

Older women leaving large law firms, report shows

Older women leaving law firms leads news summary including alleged anti-male bias, a former sheriff with a big decision and China's crackdown on legal activism.

Sep 18, 2014

Median income in Baltimore region stays same

Household income in the Baltimore region hasn’t changed from the first full year after the recession, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The metro area’s 2013 median household income was $68,455, essentially the same as in 2010, which was $68,935 in 2013 dollars, say statistics from the bureau’s American Community Survey. The percentage of those […]

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