Press Releases

Maloney, Gomez, Chu lead 53 Members in Asking for Sec. Ross to Explain Contradictory Stories about Addition of Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census – July 2, 2018

Schatz Leads Amicus Brief To Stop The Trump Administration From Including Untested Citizenship Question In Census – June 19, 2018

150+ Groups Urge Federal Court to Strike Census Citizenship Question – June 18, 2018 (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

Rep. Maloney, Leader Pelosi, House & Senate Democrats Submit Amicus Brief Supporting States Against Trump Administration’s Attempt to Add a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census – June 15, 2018

Census Bureau Documents Show Internal Warnings About Adding Citizenship Question – June 9, 2018

Senate Appropriators Strongly Urged to Support House Level of Funding for 2020 Census in FY19 Appropriations – June 5, 2018


Over 30 Senate, House Democrats Press Trump Administration to Explain How Late Addition of Census Citizenship Question Will Comply With Federal Law – May 23, 2018

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Follows Up With Commerce Secretary on 2020 Census Concerns – May 23, 2018


Business Coalition Urges Congress to Fully Fund Census Bureau in Advance of 2020 Count – May 15, 2018

Oversight Chairman Gowdy Agrees to Maloney Request to Subpoena DOJ Employee Behind Census Citizenship Question, if Necessary, in Order to Compel Testimony – May 8, 2018

Census Stakeholders Urge Congress to Follow Through on Full Funding for 2020 Count in FY19 Appropriations – May 1, 2018

Congress Must Fully Fund Census Bureau to Ensure Accurate Count – April 18, 2018 (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

Over 300 Civil Rights, Faith, and Labor Leaders Demand Oversight on Census Citizenship Question – April 12, 2018 (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

51 economists sign letter to Congress in support of robust funding for the 2020 census – April 2, 2018 (Economic Policy Institute)

Secretary Ross Approves Ill-Advised Census Citizenship Question – March 26, 2018 (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

NALEO Educational Fund Vows to Fight Against Addition of Citizenship Question to 2020 Census – March 26, 2018 (NALEO Educational Fund)

Census Budget Increased – March 21, 2018

RELEASE: New Issue Brief: The Census Clause and the Constitutional Obligation to Count All Persons – March 19, 2018 (Constitutional Accountability Center)

Census Stakeholders Say President’s FY 2019 Funding Request Only Keeps 2020 Count on Life Support
– Feb. 12, 2018

Census Stakeholders Support Passage of 5th FY2018 Continuing Resolution Despite Modest Increase in Census Bureau Funding – Feb. 8, 2018

Census Stakeholders Call on Congress to Exempt 2020 Planning from Flat Line Funding in Continuing Resolution – Dec. 4, 2017

U.S. Business Community Urges Increased FY18 Funding for Census – Nov. 29, 2017

Tar Heel Groups Warn Congressional Delegation of Undercount of North Carolina Children in 2020 Without Funding Boost – Nov. 21, 2017

Kentucky Stands to Lose Billions from Poor 2020 Census According to New Study – Nov. 21, 2017

Unprecedented, Broad Based Coalition Calls on Congress to Increase Funding for 2020 Census Planning Next Month – Nov. 20, 2017

Alabama may lose billions if 2020 Census isn’t properly funded, study finds – Nov. 9, 2017

N.C. Stands to Lose Billions from Poor 2020 Census According to New Study – Nov. 9, 2017

Millions More Californians At Risk of Being Missed in 2020 Census According to New Study and Latest Data – Nov. 2, 2017

California Stands to Lose the Most from Poor 2020 Census According to New Study – Oct. 24, 2017

Expert Census Coalition Calls for $300 Million Funding Increase for Census 2020 Planning – Sept. 5, 2017

Census Group Calls Out New Study Showing At Least $6 Trillion Next Decade from Feds to States Determined By 2020 Census – Aug. 22, 2017

Trump Urged to Quickly Fill Census Bureau Vacancy to Preserve the Constitutionally Mandated Census Count – June 7, 2017

Civil and Human Rights Coalition: Congress Must Prioritize 2020 Census After Trump Proposes Unrealistic Funding – May 25, 2017 (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

Budget Would Deal 2020 Count a Critical Blow, Say Census Experts – May 23, 2017

State and Local Leaders Urge Congress to Fully Fund Census – April 25, 2017

Business Groups Warn Congress of Peril in Census Planning – April 25, 2017

National Groups Warn Congress of Dangers in Underfunding Census – April 25, 2017

Congress Needs to Fully Fund Planning for Next Decennial Census – Oct. 21, 2016

Senate and House Letters Urge Congressional Leaders to Fully Fund 2020 Census and American Community Survey – March 29, 2016

Business/Industry Associations Urge Congress to Support American Community Community Survey – March 17, 2016

Census Project Urges Full Funding in FY 2017 Budget for 2020 Census and American Community Survey – Feb. 18, 2016

Census Project Presses for Full Funding of 2020 Census and the American Community Survey in FY2016 Omnibus Bill – Nov. 9, 2015

Congressional Budget Bills Put 2020 Census Planning and Resources in Jeopardy – Sept. 25, 2015

Senate to Act Next on Census Bureau Budget; Census Project Stakeholders Urge Restoration from Drastic House Cuts – June 10, 2015

House Considers Harmful Funding Cuts for 2020 Census and American Community Survey – June 2, 2015

Groups Urge Congress to Fund American Community Survey – May 22, 2015

Major Business Groups Urge Congress to Preserve Census Bureau’s American Community Survey – April 13, 2015

Census Project Supports Funding Ramp-Up for Census 2020 and Full Funding for American Community Survey as Congress Holds Hearings on Census Bureau’s FY 2016 Budget Request – March 3, 2015