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Commerce's Ross says census question aimed at Voting Rights Act enforcement


U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told lawmakers on Thursday that he exercised his authority to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census in order to obtain more accurate data to help enforce the Voting Rights Act. (Reuters Politics) More More

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