2020 Census

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In Washington, D.C., President Trump's tweets about immigration and a legal dispute have overshadowed next year’s U.S. Census. But in Allegheny County, community leaders want to be sure all residents will participate, despite the national controversies.  

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At least one of the Governor Tom Wolf’s funding requests is being denied in this year’s budget.

Republican leaders are officially telling him they see no reason to put state money toward turnout efforts for next year’s census. 

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A group tasked with getting Pennsylvanians counted in the 2020 census is asking for state funds to make it happen.

The Complete Count Commission, which Governor Tom Wolf formed late last year, began behind-the-scenes negotiations in earnest last month. Now the group has settled on what it sees as a moderate ask: one dollar per person, or about $12.8 million.

“We need to act together,” said Keystone Counts head Erin Casey. “This isn’t a Republican or Democratic issue. This is about all of Pennsylvania.”

Creating A Fairer Map: Redistricting Reform Panel Kicks Off Public Input Tour

Apr 5, 2019
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Pennsylvania will redraw its congressional and legislative districts after the 2020 census - and there's a renewed push to change the rules before that happens.

Michelle R. Smith / AP

There is exactly one year left before the 2020 census, and Pennsylvania officials said Monday, they’re taking steps to try and help the federal government count everyone.

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The annual report Kids Count shows the Commonwealth fares better than most by making gains in education, but continues to show poor numbers in economic well-being.