Two census takers told The Associated Press that their supervisors pressured them to enter false information into a computer system about homes they had not visited so they could close cases during the waning days of the once-a-decade national headcount. Maria Arce said her supervisor in Massachusetts offered step-by-step instructions […]

Census workers in Iowa say poor training, technology problems and waste — not to mention the challenges of counting population during a pandemic and after a derecho — make them question the accuracy of the count here. “Census figures, we use them for so many things,” said Amy Bennett, 48, […]

United States 2020 census form Getty/liveslow As they scramble to complete the census count weeks earlier than originally planned, Census Bureau workers across the country say their task is being undermined by the technology that was supposed to revolutionize the national count. It’s the latest twist in a troubled count […]

President Donald Trump is considering executive action as congressional leaders and White House officials struggle to reach a deal on the next coronavirus relief package. As more schools across the country welcome students back to class this week, some are already temporarily reclosing because of COVID-19 concerns. In Indiana, one school is shutting down two […]

AURORA, IL — Aurora officials are set to embark on a mini parade Wednesday afternoon to encourage city residents to fill out the U.S. Census. The “Census Caravan” is scheduled to travel through several city neighborhoods with lower census-completion rates to encourage residents to fill out the 2020 Census to […]