With the government partially shut down, how long before 2020 Census preparations go awry?
The Insights Association contributes to Research Business Report's 24th Annual Predictions Issue
Fifty-four American business leaders urged Congressional appropriators to "prioritize funding" for the 2020 Census, a "fundamental civic responsibility."
The Insights Association joined with 28 other groups in the Census Project coalition urging the prompt confirmation of Dr. Steven Dillingham to be director of the Census Bureau.
The Insights Association joined a final plea for adequate 2020 Census funding as the fiscal year 2019 clock runs out
The possibility of a federal government shutdown looms if Congress and the President fail to agree on funding for a number of federal agencies for Fiscal Year 2019, including the Census Bureau. Even a brief shutdown could jeopardize the 2020 Census
On October 11, the Congressional Rural Caucus hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill about the importance of census-guided financial assistance to rural America. A new study from the George Washington Institute of Public Policy and the Census Project found that major rural-targeted programs that are guided by census data total about $30 billion a year.
In preparation for the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is conducting a comprehensive review of decennial census data products and seeks your input.