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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Census

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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. 

July 3, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, announced that the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Dr. Steven Dillingham, will testify at a hearing on July 24, 2019, on the status of planning and preparations for the 2020 Census.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision preventing the Trump Administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census
May 29, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—This week, the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on “Getting Counted: The Importance of the Census to State and Local Communities.”
May 24, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a field hearing requested by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), and titled “Getting Counted: The Importance of the Census to State and Local Communities” to explore how data is used by state and local communities and the efforts of governments, non-profits, and businesses to make sure everyone is counted.
May 9, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD-08) joined Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) and more than 35 colleagues in urging the U.S. Census Bureau to include Khmer, Hmong, and Lao among the languages supported by the Internet Self-Response (ISR) and Census Questionnaire Assistance (CQA) options for the 2020 Census.