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September 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Below is Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chairman Jamie Raskin’s opening statement, as prepared for delivery, for today’s hybrid hearing entitled, “Providing the Census Bureau with the Time to Produce a Complete and Accurate Census.” Click here to watch the video.
July 29, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chair Jamie Raskin (MD-08) participated in today's emergency Oversight hearing on the Trump Administration’s latest attempt to ban undocumented immigrants from the 2020 Census count for apportionment purposes. You can watch his question line here.
July 21, 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, issued the following statements after the Trump Administration released a legal memorandum attempting to ban undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census:
July 20, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) joined Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) in sending a letter today with 17 Members of Congress to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham seeking an explanation of the administration’s plan to address Puerto Rico’s critically low levels of 2020 Census response. Only 24.9 percent of Puerto Ricans have filled out the Census so far, well short of the state average Census response rate of 61.5 percent.
July 13, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, senior Democrats sent a letter calling on Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to immediately withdraw two recent political appointments to the Census Bureau, Nathaniel Cogley and Adam Korzeniewski.
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.