Tuesday, January 2, 2018

2020 Census Faces New Questions

California could be a big loser in the upcoming 2020 census. The population count decides how federal funds are allocated among the states, as well as allocating reapportionment of congressional seats and local political districts. Some political activists say Republican-driven under-funding and policy decisions could lead to worsening under-counts of poor people and communities of color, especially hurting Democratic constituencies in populous and diverse states like California.
Christopher Martinez reports.