This post was written by Communications Intern Jovahana Avila. CPPP has submitted formal comments in opposition to the addition of a citizenship status question to the 2020 Census. The decision to include the citizenship question could sacrifice the
This post was written by Economic Opportunity Intern Danielle Zaragoza. All Texans deserve representation in Congress and access to well-funded education, transportation, and other government services. Asking people’s citizenship status as part of the 2020 Census would put Texans at risk
Every 10 years, the United States Census Bureau carries out a constitutionally mandated count, or Census, of the nation’s residents. The Census is supposed to count everyone living in the United States to determine representation in Congress as well as
Today’s U.S. Census data release confirms that the number of Texans without health insurance continued to decline in 2016, with uninsured Texans dropping by 70,000 from the 2015 number, and by over 1.2 million since 2013. But
The median Texas household income increased by $2,555 last year according to new data from the Census Bureau. The data also show that fewer Texans are living in poverty, although overall incomes and poverty levels need improvement to ensure long-term
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number of Texans without health insurance continues to decline. Over 432,000 fewer Texans were uninsured in 2015 than in 2014. But despite the progress, Texas still has both the largest number (4.6
There were several key takeaways from this week’s U.S. Census release about health insurance. Here are my favorites: Things got better There were over 700,000 fewer uninsured Texans in 2014 than in 2013 thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Census Bureau released annual estimates on health insurance coverage based on the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the American Community Survey. To better understand the difference between the two surveys, view our