New York City Census Workers Scrambling To Get Residents Counted Before Friday's DeadlineThe deadline had been extended to Oct. 31 due to the pandemic, but Tuesday, it was bumped up to Oct. 15 after the Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration.
Supreme Court Allows Census Count To End October 31, Siding With Trump AdministrationThe Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the U.S. Census Bureau can conclude its 2020 count on October 31 and that will give it enough time to finish with enough time to process the data before year end.
Federal Judge Orders Census To Continue Through End Of OctoberThe judge directed President Donald Trump's administration to continue the head count until the Oct. 31 deadline.
Judge Rules Census Can Continue For Another Month, Deadline Back On For Oct. 31The census is used to determine how $1.5 trillion in federal spending is distributed each year and how many congressional seats each state gets.
Less Than 1 Month Left To Complete 2020 Census: 'We Can't Have New York City Go Under-Counted'Only about 58% of city residents have filled out the census. In some neighborhoods it's much lower, a far cry from the 65% national average.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Launches Effort To Increase Census Participation In Queens, The BronxShe says New York City has only about a 50% return rate on Census forms and that could have big consequences.
New York City Offering Free Legal Support For Tenants Facing Eviction As State Moratorium ExpiresHomeless Services Commissioner Steven Banks said the agency contact 14,000 people who had eviction warrants before the pandemic and let them know help is available.
New Yorkers Urged To Fill Out Census, Register To Vote With Deadlines Less Than 100 Days AwayMayor Bill de Blasio is encouraging people to complete the 2020 census and make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
Nonprofit Groups Working To Boost Participation In 2020 CensusThere’s $73 billion in federal aid on the line, and New York could also lose Congressional seats if residents are under-counted.
Gov. Cuomo Gets Aggressive With 2020 New York Census, Announces Bold, New ApproachWith clout, power and billions in federal aid at stake, Gov. Andrew Cuomo used Martin Luther King Day to mount a campaign to make sure every New Yorker is counted.
President Trump To Sign Executive Action On Census Citizenship Question, Won't Include 2020 SurveyPresident Trump announced Thursday he plans to sign an executive order regarding the collection of citizenship information, but the order will not involve the 2020 census.