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Legislature Misses The Deadline For New Congressional Map
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Redistricting Commission is going back to work, this time drawing a new Congressional district map after state lawmakers failed to agree on… Read More
A Lawsuit Has Been Filed Over Maps That Preserve Republican Supermajorities In The Ohio House And Senate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As expected, a lawsuit has been filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio on behalf of the League of Women Voters of… Read More
Commission Approves Final District Maps That Appear To Retain GOP Supermajorities in House, Senate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Just after the clock struck midnight, the Ohio Redistricting Commission approved new Ohio House and Ohio Senate district maps, that are likely to guarantee… Read More
Ohio Redistricting Commission Gets An Earful At Weekend Hearing On Proposed Legislative Maps
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Members of the panel that will approve new maps for Ohio House and Senate districts were lambasted Sunday by Ohioans who attended a public… Read More
Ohio Redistricting Commission Sets Two Meetings In One Day, Republicans Will Propose Maps
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Majority caucus leaders in the Ohio House and Ohio Senate have been working behind the scenes on a new state legislative district map for the… Read More
Census: Most Ohio Cities Lose Residents, But Rural Counties Shedding Population Too
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Columbus continues to be the largest city in Ohio, with Cincinnati growing but Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown all getting smaller. Those… Read More
Ohio Urges Judges To Keep Census Bureau On Data Deadline
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s solicitor general urged a panel of appellate judges to hold the U.S. Census Bureau’s feet to the fire by issuing an order that would require… Read More
After A Disrupted Census, Congress Tries Again To Extend Deadlines For Results
The 2020 census results are months overdue after COVID-19 upended the national count. Efforts to extend reporting deadlines stalled last year after Trump officials decided to cut short counting.
Ohio Attorney General Sues Census Bureau Over Delay Of Redistricting Data
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is suing officials at the U.S. Commerce Department and Census Bureau for delaying the release of 2020 census data used to redraw state legislative… Read More
Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration To End Census Counting On Oct. 15
The Trump administration asked, and the Supreme Court allowed, for a suspension to a lower court order that extends the census schedule. The move sharpens the threat of an incomplete count.
After ‘Egregious’ Violation, Judge Orders Census To Count Through Oct. 31 For Now
A federal judge has ordered the Census Bureau to keep counting households for now after finding the agency violated an earlier order by tweeting a “target” end date of Oct. 5.
Running Out Of Time, Census Scales Back A Critical Step: Checking Its Own Work
With just three months to review the 2020 census results because of a last-minute change by the Trump administration, Census Bureau officials are scrambling to decide what quality checks to toss out.
10 Census Facts That Bust Common Myths About The 2020 U.S. Head Count
It happens only once a decade, so it can be hard to make sense of the census. NPR’s census reporter has rounded up facts that debunk some of the most common misconceptions about the national count.
Census Bureau Asks States For Driver’s License Records To Produce Citizenship Data
The Census Bureau is gathering records on people’s U.S. citizenship status as part of Trump administration efforts to produce data that a GOP strategist said could politically benefit Republicans.
Trump Expected To Renew Push For Census Citizenship Question With Executive Action
After the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off forms for the upcoming national head count, the Trump administration is now trying to add the question by taking executive action.
Trump Administration’s Delay In Census Printing Sets Up Count’s ‘Biggest Risk’
The Trump administration appears to have delayed the printing of 1.5 billion paper forms and other mailings for next year’s count as it decides whether to try again to add a citizenship question.
Supreme Court Appears To Lean Toward Allowing Census Citizenship Question
The justices are weighing whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. A decision is expected this summer, when printing of the census forms is set to begin.
Census Bureau Must Be ‘Totally Objective’ On Citizenship Question, Director Says
Responding to President Trump’s tweet defending the controversial question, Steven Dillingham says his job will be “to conduct a census whether the question’s in there or if it isn’t.”
2020 Census Public Meeting
Community Members, Civic Organizations, Local Governments & Everyone Else is invited to a public meeting about the 2020 Census. Rose Simmons, Partnership Coordinator with the U.S. Census Bureau, will discuss:… Read More
Trump Administration Appeals Ruling Blocking Citizenship Question On 2020 Census
The Trump administration is asking the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the first major court ruling over plans to add a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census.
Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question
A federal judge in New York has issued the first ruling out of multiple lawsuits over a question about U.S. citizenship status. The ruling is expected to be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.
Hurdles Remain As The Final Countdown Begins For The 2020 Census
The upcoming head count of every person living in the U.S. will reset how power and money are shared through 2030. But the citizenship question and other controversies may derail preparations.