Tag: Census

Census deadline extended to October

The push for more 2020 Census responses in the Rio Grande Valley will continue regardless of pandemic, hurricane or any other catastrophe the year...

EDITORIAL: Who counts: Valley, state big losers under census command

President Trump last week ordered the director of the U.S. Census Bureau to subtract undocumented immigrants from the 2020 enumeration. Doing so would significantly...

Valley cities praised for raising census self-response rates

HARLINGEN — A Census 2020 expert this week singled out the Valley cities of Harlingen and Mission for working aggressively to improve their self-response...

Commissioner hands out food to senior citizens

County officials organized a food drive targeting Brownsville’s senior citizens Thursday morning in a collaborative response to concern over pandemic-related food insecurity. County Commissioner Pct....

Critical Count: Valley counties trail state, nation in census response

HARLINGEN — Lockdowns and shutdowns linked to the coronavirus pandemic have slowed the critical Census 2020 count, but the Valley still lags behind the...