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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. 

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.