Jiummy Gomex

New bill could put more rules on departing federal employees

In today’s Federal Newscast, two House lawmakers want to close what they call are loop holes for senior government officials when they leave federal service…

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(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, two young children hold signs through the car window that make reference to the 2020 U.S. Census as they wait in the car with their family at an outreach event in Dallas. Thousands of census takers are about to begin the most labor-intensive part of America’s once-a-decade headcount (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

No ‘hard stop’ for 2020 census if data processing runs past statutory deadline

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FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit.  The U.S. Census Bureau has spent much of the past year defending itself against allegations that its duties have been overtaken by politics. With a failed attempt by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question, the hiring of three political appointees with limited experience to top positions, a sped-up schedule and a directive from President Donald Trump to exclude undocumented residents from the process of redrawing congressional districts, the 2020 census has descended into a high-stakes partisan battle.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September

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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, morning clouds cover Capitol Hill in Washington, as Congress leaves for a two week recess. Philanthropy is stepping in to fund U.S. elections during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes after Congress has failed to approve additional funding to help election officials adjust to an expected avalanche of mail ballots and need to sanitize polling places. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Democrats unveil shutdown-averting continuing resolution through Dec. 11

A draft continuing resolution from House Democrats would also restrict agencies from implementing employee furloughs, set a new fee structure for U.S….

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Steven Dillingham

Census Bureau to complete final stretch of 2020 count despite ‘challenging’ conditions

Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham said the bureau so far has counted 93% of households in the United States, and expects to reach 95% by the end of the week.

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