Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
A growing number of states have policies for avoiding drawing new voting districts filled with prisoners who can't vote. It's part of an effort to combat what some call "prison gerrymandering."
Monday, September 20, 2021
Investigations into former President Donald Trump's family business by the Manhattan district attorney and the New York state attorney general are still underway, and more indictments may be coming.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Census experts with the American Statistical Association have been evaluating the state population numbers used to reallocate congressional seats and Electoral College votes for the next decade.
Saturday, September 04, 2021
At least 49 people are confirmed dead, and in some areas, the search for the missing continues. Residents digging out from the wreckage are asking whether the region is prepared for the next storm.
Friday, September 03, 2021
The Northeastern U.S. has begun digging out from a record-setting rainstorm that killed more than 40 people and has caused tremendous damage.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
The remnants of Hurricane Ida have soaked the Northeast, causing widespread flooding and power outages in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, causing multiple deaths in the region.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Genetic ancestry tests, changes to how census responses were categorized and more children born to parents who identify with different racial groups led to a 276% jump in the multiracial population.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
The white population is still the largest racial group in the U.S. Whether it is declining depends on how you define "white." Narrow definitions, researchers warn, can be misleading and dangerous.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
New census results show growing numbers of people in the U.S. identify with more than one race. As the country becomes more multiracial, the Census Bureau is rethinking how it explains diversity.
Friday, August 13, 2021
Growing numbers of people in the U.S. are reporting on census forms that they identify with more than one racial group. But they're often hidden in breakdowns of the country's demographics.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
New results from the 2020 census are out. They will be used to draw voting districts, including for Congress. But there are limitations to what the data can tell us about the country's demographics.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
No census has been perfect. COVID-19, Trump officials' interference and the Census Bureau's new privacy protections have raised concerns about the reliability of demographic data from the 2020 count.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
COVID-19 and the Trump administration's interference have led to a major delay in the release of new census data used for redistricting. It's causing trouble with election preparations around the U.S.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
For months, COVID-19 and interference by Trump officials delayed the release of new census demographic data used to redraw voting districts, forcing some state and local elections to be pushed back.
Monday, July 19, 2021
The Trump administration had stalled on reviewing the proposals, which the Census Bureau says would produce more accurate data about Latinos and people with roots in the Middle East or North Africa.
Sunday, July 18, 2021
For more than 200 years, the census was overseen by white leaders. Holmes' 1998 stint as acting director blazed a trail for Biden's pick, who may become the count's first permanent director of color.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Robert Santos, one of the country's leading statisticians, could become the first person of color to lead the U.S. Census Bureau as a Senate-confirmed director.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
The indictment comes after a three-year investigation into the business dealings of the former president's family business by the Manhattan district attorney's office.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
A federal court denied Alabama's request to force the Census Bureau to move up the release of new redistricting data and stop plans for a different way of keeping people's information confidential.
Monday, June 07, 2021
U.S.-based activists with Black Lives Matter have voiced solidarity with the pro-Palestinian movement in response to the recent Israel-Hamas fighting. A complicated history connects both movements.