Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:
Thursday, May 19, 2022
The states were not counted equally well for population totals used to determine their share of political representation and federal funding for the next 10 years, a new Census Bureau report shows.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Pennsylvania's highest court is weighing a challenge to a state law that expanded mail-in voting. The challenge was put forth in part by 11 Republican lawmakers who voted for the law.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
The Census Bureau has released its first report on the accuracy of the latest national head count that's used to distribute political representation and federal funding for the next decade.
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
COVID-19 and interference by former President Donald Trump's administration have made it harder to pinpoint the accuracy of the numbers used to redistribute political representation and federal money.
Monday, February 21, 2022
Newly sworn-in Census Bureau Director Robert Santos told NPR it's important to make sure there are policies in place to better protect the agency from any future political interference.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
People with Middle Eastern or North African roots must be counted as white in the federal government's data. But a study finds many do not see themselves as white, and neither do many white people.
Monday, February 14, 2022
The accounting firm Mazars USA says it has severed its relationship with former President Donald Trump and his family business.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Some states have been lifting indoor masking requirements and allowing individual businesses to set their own policies. In New York City, that's causing confusion and fatigue with COVID protocols.
Friday, February 04, 2022
Under federal law, the U.S. government must restrict access to people's records for the once-a-decade tally until 72 years after a count's Census Day. The exact origins of that timespan are murky.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
The email details the scope of the former administration's attempts to tamper with the count, including pressuring the Census Bureau to alter plans for protecting privacy and producing accurate data.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Officials have released the names of the people who died from the weekend apartment building fire in the Bronx. The deaths of the 17 victims were all caused by smoke inhalation.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The 17 victims of Sunday's blaze ranged from 2 to 50 years old. The dead included 11 people from Gambia. Many families are now struggling to prepare for their loved ones' funerals.
Saturday, January 01, 2022
Some local officials are planning to challenge 2020 census results. They're worried their communities were undercounted and won't get their fair share of federal money over the coming decade.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
The surge in the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus is making it harder for business owners to staff stores and restaurants during the holidays. Omicron is forcing many to close.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
As the holiday weekend approaches, New Yorkers are waiting a long time to get tested for COVID-19. The nation's biggest city is confronting a record high number of cases.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
While the Census Bureau's set to have its first director who's Latinx, an NPR analysis finds people of color are underrepresented in the top rank of civil servants at the country's main data producer.
Friday, November 05, 2021
The Trump administration directed many federal agencies to stop collecting payroll taxes last year. The Census Bureau is now trying to get former temporary workers to pay what they owe.
Thursday, November 04, 2021
Robert Santos, one of the country's leading statisticians, is set to lead the Census Bureau through 2026 during key preparations for the next head count that forms U.S. democracy's foundations.
Tuesday, November 02, 2021
After COVID-19 disruptions and Trump administration interference, last year's national head count may have undercounted people of color at higher rates than in 2010, an Urban Institute study finds.
Friday, October 08, 2021
A final round of door knocking for a follow-up survey is now set to last until early 2022, raising concerns about whether the bureau can determine which groups were undercounted in the 2020 census.