Stories tagged: "census"


Black Lives Matter activists in Port Huron, Michigan.
Michigan’s Population Is Declining in a Trend Called ‘Reverse Migration’

2020 census data shows a population decline in Michigan’s Black communities. One local leader says it’s to find more opportunities in the South. 

Kerry Ebersole Singh, left, Michigan's statewide census director, helps to announce the kickoff of "Be Counted," a campaign to promote participation in the 2020 census, on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Also shown are Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, right, and state Rep. Tyrone Carter, D-Detroit, center. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Last-Minute Ruling May Give Michiganders Until Halloween to Fill Out the Census

With more than $1 billion on the line, Michigan is gearing up for a final push to get everyone counted in the 2020 Census.

Photo courtesy Rep. Jon Hoadley
How Michigan’s New Redistricting Commission Brings Us Closer to a Better Legislature

State Rep. Jon Hoadley feels inspired by the new Independent Citizen's Redistricting Commission, and sees potential to address other systemic issues with the same energy and enthusiasm.

Kerry Ebersole Singh, left, Michigan's statewide census director, helps to announce the kickoff of "Be Counted," a campaign to promote participation in the 2020 census, on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Also shown are Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, right, and state Rep. Tyrone Carter, D-Detroit, center. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Michigan’s Census Response Rate Is Among the Highest in the Nation

Each Michigander counted helps infuse some $1,800 in their communities, showing how even more responses would benefit the state.