Lawsuit is seeking to reverse the administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the census questionnaire for the first time in history.
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Federal trial began for lawsuits challenging Trump administration’s addition of citizenship question to 2020 census, a plan that a different court blocked.
President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday said it will seek immediate Supreme Court review to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census.
Americans expect and deserve a fair and accurate census and the removal of the citizenship question will help ensure that equal representation occurs.
U.S. District Judge said that decision to add the citizenship question was made before data was collected to show that a change in policy was necessary.
The danger is not in partisanship, it is in allowing partisans to control government. The question is how do we accommodate partisanship in our political infrastructure, without allowing parties to control the process?
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Public Counsel, law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips will make opening statements today in a federal trial.
1929,U.S had 122 million people, 48 states and 435 members of the House.Today, they have 327 million people, 50 states and, still, a House with 435 members.
Cronyism, wasteful spending and other misconduct roil a little-known federal agency in charge of producing and distributing government’s official documents.
Election Data Services released its 2018 Appointment Study, finding that New York could lose two congressional seats based on projected Census data in 2020.