Spokane's annual Point-in-Time Count begins Thursday

SPOKANE CO., Wash. -- Spokane's annual Point-in-Time Count begins Thursday. The count is essentially a point-in-time census of the homeless population in Spokane County. This census is conducted every year to give every federally-funded community a snapshot of homelessness where…

Census takers needed in Spokane ahead of 2020 census

The upcoming census is a little more than six months out. Depending on how much the population has increased or decreased, it'll determine how billions of dollars in federal money is divided for the next 10 years across the country.

DOJ says it plans to print census without citizenship question

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will not ask about citizenship status on the 2020 census, backing off a contentious effort to reinstate the question over objections from opponents who successfully argued to the Supreme Court that it would disenfranchise minority gro

Supreme Court divided over citizenship question on census

Supreme Court justices were deeply divided Tuesday over whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, with the conservative justices showing signs that they were inclined to vote in favor of allowing the question.

John Roberts faces another test with census case

Chief Justice John Roberts has tried to offer ballast in today's political turmoil, asserting the independence of the judiciary and rebuking President Donald Trump's suggestion that Republican justices will automatically rule for him, and Democratic ones will do the opposite.

Commerce Secretary says he didn't mislead Congress

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that his congressional testimony on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census has been truthful, even displaying a series of photographs in rebuttal to Democrats who argue otherwise.

Census citizenship trial slated to begin

The Justice Department is set to defend the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census as a trial over the issue opens in federal court in New York on Monday.