Ron Jarmin

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Strategic census priorities : A conversation with Dr. Ron Jarmin

What are the strategic priorities of the U.S. Census Bureau? How is Census improving its data collection and data products? What is the Census Bureau doing…

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A man wearing a mask walks past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Wednesday is Census Day, the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count, as the U.S. is almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus, but census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Census Bureau receives ’emergency’ approval to conduct pandemic survey

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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo a worker gets ready to pass out instructions in how fill out the 2020 census during a town hall meeting in Lithonia, Ga. The U.S. Census Bureau says a test for the 2020 census shows having a question about citizenship didn’t have much of an impact on response rates for the general population, though responses by Hispanics were down slightly. The test results were released Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Researchers warn Census Bureau about accuracy concerns with method

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Census Bureau

Census Bureau stands up ‘fusion center’ to combat misinformation during 2020 count

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Census Bureau

Deputy Census director: 2020 count ‘only part’ of agency’s vast data trove

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Census Bureau

Census look to identify ‘misperceptions,’ barriers to participation in 2020 count

The Census Bureau looks to correct the record on fears and common misconceptions the public has shared about the upcoming population count. 

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Wilbur Ross

‘It’s not a novel question.’ Ross unconcerned by impact of census citizenship question

For all the controversy surrounding the last-minute addition of a citizenship question on 2020 census forms, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he’s unconvinced…

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Trey Gowdy

Gowdy threatens to subpoena DoJ official who asked Census to add citizenship question

The Census Bureau is in the middle of its one and only dress rehearsal for the 2020 population count. But there’s a lot more scrutiny coming from Congress over plans to ask respondents about their citizenship status.

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