Tag: US Census

Census Bureau denies fake data allegations by census workers

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press The U.S. Census Bureau denied any attempts to systemically falsify information during the 2020 head count used to determine the...

County officials reflect on census; Judge praises effort to achieve accurate count

It was bad enough when the pandemic delayed the census, so the last thing Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez needed was to contract COVID-19,...

U.S. Supreme Court stops the 2020 census from continuing for now

By MIKE SCHNEIDER, The Associated Press The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end...

As Census 2020 nears end, self-response rate craters

HARLINGEN — As Census 2020 lurches to a counting finale this month, Texas has dropped back to No. 39 in the national rankings of households which...

County restarts census count; Sept. 30 ruling extends deadline again

Cameron County is re-mobilizing its 2020 census efforts after a federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered that the count continue through Oct. 31. The Trump...

Getting counted: Community receives barbacoa as part of census outreach event

Hundreds of cars and their drivers started to line up at 8 a.m. Saturday at IDEA Riverview to receive barbacoa and complete the census...

Want some free barbacoa?

The City of Brownsville is making one last big push for our community’s participation by hosting a barbacoa giveaway this Saturday. Every participating vehicle/family, who...

Longer census count upheld; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denies Trump administration

On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request by the Trump administration to temporarily block a lower court ruling extending the...

County to keep counting; Federal judge nixes census deadline

With just days to spare before the 2020 census count was to end due to a Sept. 30 deadline imposed by the U.S. Census...

City issues proclamation for the 2020 census

Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez issued a proclamation that recognizes Sep. 22 as "Census Day" to stress the importance of the 2020 census and to...

City, BISD partner to reach goal of 70% census completion

The City of Brownsville and the Brownsville Independent School District have teamed up to promote the importance of completing the 2020 census to BISD...

Judge temporarily halts efforts to end census count early

By Kelsey Carolan, Texas Tribune A federal judge on Saturday ordered the U.S. Census Bureau to halt its plans to wind down operations a month...

Vela, Gonzalez request Census Bureau keep Oct. 31 deadline

U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) and Vicente Gonzalez, (D-McAllen) urged U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham to continue the U.S. Census count through October 31 as...