Hansi Lo Wang

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More States Are Trying Not To Fill Voting Districts With Prisoners Who Can't Vote

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."


Trump's Business May Go On Trial On Tax Charges Just Before The 2022 Elections

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.


An Independent Review Of The 1st 2020 Census Results Found No Major Irregularities

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.


Stunned By Ida, The Northeast Begins To Recover And Worry About The Next Storm

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.


The Northeast Is Cleaning Up From Ida — But What Happens When The Next Storm Hits?

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.


Dozens Dead After Ida Remnants Flooded Areas Of The Northeast

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.


The Census Has Revealed A More Multiracial U.S. One Reason? Cheaper DNA Tests

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.


This Is How The White Population Is Actually Changing Based On New Census Data

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.


What The New Census Results Tell Us About Diversity In The U.S.

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.


What The New Census Data Shows About Race Depends On How You Look At It

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.


How The 2020 Census Data Will Shape Voting Districts For The Next Decade

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.


What The New Census Data Can — And Can't — Tell Us About People Living In The U.S.

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.


Census Data Delays Wreak Chaos On States Preparing For Future Elections

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.


After Months Of Delay, The Census Data For New Voting Maps Is Coming Out Aug. 12

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.


Biden Is Reviving An Effort To Change How The Census Asks About Race And Ethnicity

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.


U.S. Census Directors Were All White Until James F. Holmes Stepped In

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.


Biden's Historic Pick For Census Director Says Bureau Needs To Build Public Trust

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.


Trump's Family Business, CFO Weisselberg Are Charged With Tax Crimes

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.


Long-Awaited Redistricting Data Is Expected In August After A Legal Fight Cools

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.


Israel-Hamas Fighting Renewed Support For Palestinians Among BLM Activists

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.