Latest Articles Tagged "census-2020"

“This number will ensure our city gets the federal resources we need to keep moving forward," Mayor de Blasio said.

This is the state’s first bipartisan effort to draw new political lines, a result of a 2014 constitutional amendment that aims to depoliticize the process.

Some observers were predicting a loss of two seats for New York, due to pandemic migration and the anti-immigrant policies of the Trump administration.

The state attorney general called Trump's new policy "the latest in a long list of anti-immigrant actions..."

Figures by the U.S. Census Bureau show that less than 40 percent of New York City residents have filled out their census forms, falling well below the national response rate.

Some workers in NYC say they've haven't receive any training about census counts amidst COVID-19 concerns.

The teach-ins are part of NYC's $40 million effort to boost residents' self-reporting to the census.

“If we are undercounted they will not take millions of dollars away from your community,” de Blasio said. “They will take billions of dollars away from you, your family, your neighborhood, your city."