Stories tagged: "2020 Census"

A proposed Pennsylvania Senate district map is displayed during a meeting of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. The commission voted Thursday in favor of new preliminary district maps over sharp objections from the House's Republican leader about how his chamber's district lines would change. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Redistricting Issues Linger as Pennsylvania’s Primary Season Approaches

With deadlines looming and many seats up for grabs, the fate of Pennsylvania’s redrawn legislative and congressional districts likely rests in the courts.

Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Delaware County (CREDIT: PA House of Representatives)
Assembly Map-Drawing Panel to Count PA Inmates in Home Towns

The Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission voted for the policy change that was introduced by House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania saw some growth since 2010, but not enough.
Shutterstock/George Sheldon
PA By the Numbers: Which PA Towns and Counties Grew the Most in the Last 10 Years?

Find out which parts of Pennsylvania grew population-wise, and which ones shrank.

A sign on the back of a truck in the caravan that reads "Do your part, stop the spread and do 2020 Census." Outside the 3rd and Spruce Recreation Center in Reading Friday afternoon September 25, 2020 where the City of Reading held an event to encourage people to fill out the census. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
The United States Will Go Through Redistricting In 2021. What Is That?

The details on how we get sorted into new congressional districts every ten years.

Justice Sotomayor Stood Alone in Opposing the Early Census Shutdown

"The harms caused by rushing this year's census count are irreparable. And respondents will suffer their lasting impact for at least the next ten years," Justice Sotomayor said.

Why the US Census Matters
Why the Census Really Matters

The results determine funding that impacts everything from the number of teachers at your child’s school to your ability to see a doctor or go to a hospital.