August 14, 2018

California is ramping up efforts to ensure as many residents as possible are counted in the 2020 Census. At stake is billions of dollars, congressional representation and concerns surrounding the treatment of immigrants.

Assemblymman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, along with others, is convening a hearing at 11 a.m. today to unite public and private groups. Berman said his primary goal is to get everybody “on the same page on the strategy leading up to the 2020 census.”

April 24, 2018

California officials are trying to prevent a possible undercount of the state’s population in the next census. They worry that fear in immigrant communities will depress response rates, which could cost California federal funding and Congressional representation.