The first Latino selected to lead the agency talked about how the Trump administration might have affected last year’s count and how the census handles race and ethnicity questions.
Our diverse big cities and suburbs are driving the state forward. Our leaders need to let Houston be Houston and Beaumont be Beaumont.
State officials didn’t make an effort to count every Texan, falling short of the census numbers needed to run up the score on California and other states.
Congressman Roy and Senator Cruz urged Trump to print the census with a citizenship question despite a Supreme Court ruling. That would’ve been a dangerous precedent.
Without state funding for census outreach, communities across Texas are trying on their own to make sure everyone gets counted.
Texas stands to lose a great deal if the 2020 Census doesn’t include every Texan—including congressional seats and billions in federal funding.
With at least a dozen states suing over a Trump administration decision to ask people their citizenship status in the next census, we separate facts from myths