As the Census Bureau waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether to allow a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the bureau is sending out test questionnaires to measure the possible impact on participation.
After 35 years, a medical transportation service available to the state’s 2.8 million Medicaid subscribers and among the largest of its kind in the nation could change dramatically -- from a county-based model to a regional one.
Communities in South Jersey keep losing residents, while the Pennsylvania collar counties around Philadelphia keep gaining them, according to municipal population numbers the Census Bureau released Thursday.
Blackwell, whose family had represented the district for nearly four decades, didn’t concede or give a speech to supporters at a results-watch party. Instead, she walked out around 11 p.m., after shaking supporters hands and telling a reporter: “I’m going home.”
The 2020 Census presents new challenges, including digital divides as the census moves online and a continuing trend of government mistrust deepened in immigrant communities by the proposed citizenship question.
Will the 2020 Census ask about citizenship? How are census takers hired? What state money is available to ensure an accurate census? New Jersey residents raised these questions at a forum Wednesday in Camden.