Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
If confirmed by the Senate, Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, would be the bureau's first permanent director of color overseeing the national count and major surveys.
Monday, April 12, 2021
How much say your state has in Congress and the Electoral College is determined through a little-known, once-a-decade process based on the census.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Gov. Gina Raimondo, the first woman to lead Rhode Island, is cutting short a second term as governor to oversee an eclectic portfolio of U.S. Commerce Department agencies, including the Census Bureau.
Monday, February 15, 2021
The Trump administration tried and failed to accomplish a long-held desire of immigration hard-liners — a count of unauthorized immigrants to reshape Congress, the Electoral College and public policy.
Friday, February 12, 2021
To do more quality checks on the data needed for redrawing voting maps, the Census Bureau is now planning for a release by Sept. 30. The delay puts pressure on states facing tight election deadlines.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The 2020 census results used to determine representation in Congress and the Electoral College for the next decade will likely be released four months late, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, expected to oversee the U.S. Census Bureau as the next commerce secretary, says she will "rely on the experts" at the agency to ensure the 2020 census is accurate.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Trump officials had directed the Census Bureau to use government records to produce data that a GOP strategist said would be "advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites" during redistricting.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
President Biden has revoked Trump's policy of excluding unauthorized immigrants from a key count that the Constitution says must include the "whole number of persons in each state."
Monday, January 18, 2021
After whistleblowers revealed Director Steven Dillingham was quietly pushing for a "statistically indefensible" report, calls have been growing for him to leave before his term expires at year's end.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The Census Bureau has stopped trying to produce a count of unauthorized immigrants, ending the agency's role in Trump's bid to alter census numbers used for reallocating House seats, NPR has learned.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Whistleblowers told the Census Bureau's watchdog that Director Steven Dillingham's pushing them to make a report that would be "statistically indefensible" and could "tarnish" the bureau's reputation.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
If confirmed, Gov. Gina Raimondo, the first woman to lead Rhode Island, would oversee the Census Bureau as it finishes a fraught national count that has been upended by COVID-19 and Trump officials.
Monday, January 04, 2021
The Census Bureau has fallen further behind schedule in running quality checks on the 2020 census after uncovering more irregularities in the records, jeopardizing Trump's bid to alter a key count.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
A little-known process determines your state's representation in Congress and the Electoral College. Trump wants to try to change it by excluding unauthorized immigrants for the first time in history.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Behind schedule and struggling to fix irregularities in the count, the Census Bureau is working toward Jan. 9 as the next date in the process for releasing results, a bureau employee tells NPR.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Census results may be delayed because of the pandemic. That means states with big statewide elections in 2021 are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to redistricting.
Friday, December 18, 2020
The opinion said the case was "riddled with contingencies and speculation" that impede judicial review. The president has sought to use a census count that does not include undocumented immigrants.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The Census Bureau has yet to release the 2020 census results, which are undergoing quality checks. Based on government records, it estimates the population has grown by as much as 8.7% since 2010.
Saturday, December 05, 2020
The number of 2020 census records requiring quality checks because of irregularities has ballooned into the millions. That may stop Trump from getting control of a key count before leaving office.