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May 29, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today hosted a roundtable discussion on Maryland’s response to the 2020 Census with Shawn Ellis, Eileen Mitchell and Laura Russell, 2020 Census Coordinators from Montgomery, Frederick, and Carroll Counties, which can be viewed here. Following the roundtable, Rep. Raskin released a new report prepared by Subcommittee staff reinforcing the importance of complete 2020 Census participation by 8th District constituents.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Committee Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, and Committee Member John Sarbanes issued the following statements after introducing legislation to support a fair and accurate 2020 Census in light of the delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic:
April 15, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—This week, leading experts provided a telephone briefing to Congressman Jamie Raskin and his fellow Members of the Committee on Oversight and Reform on the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the 2020 Census and the Trump Administration’s recent request for Congress to delay statutory deadlines by 120 days.
April 1, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to the Census Bureau recognizing “Census Day,” pledging their support for ongoing Census operations, and pressing the Census Bureau to comply with outstanding oversight requests regarding delays caused by the coronavirus crisis.
March 12, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Congressman David Price (NC-04), Congressman José E. Serrano, co-Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and co-Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, and Congressman Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today urging the Trump Administration to provide answers on the Census Bureau’s plans to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 Census.
March 5, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, and Committee Member Rep. Katie Porter sent a letter demanding that the Republican National Committee (RNC) immediately stop sending communications by mail or online that resemble official Census documents and could mislead Americans and harm the accuracy of the Census.
November 5, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) – and the Congressional Census Caucus – sent a letter to House Leadership and appropriators urging them to ensure the United States Census Bureau receives robust funding in the next spending package to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
July 25, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—This week, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a hearing entitled “Beyond the Citizenship Question: Repairing the Damage and Preparing to Count ‘We the People’ in 2020.”
July 22, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a hearing entitled “Beyond the Citizenship Question: Repairing the Damage and Preparing to Count ‘We the People’ in 2020.”
July 17, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined his colleagues in voting to hold Attorney General Barr and Secretary of Commerce Ross in criminal contempt of Congress for defying bipartisan subpoenas for documents about the Administration’s efforts to add a discriminatory citizenship question to the 2020 Census.