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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • The Maryland solution to D.C. voting

    The Maryland solution to D.C. voting
    This month, Kimberly Perry, the new head of D.C. Vote, acknowledged the fatigue of past efforts to gain federal voting rights for the residents of Washington, D.C., and told The Washington Post, "there's always been the discussion of retrocession [to...
  • Smith Island denial

    Smith Island denial
    Even the most jaded observer must acknowledge there's something admirable about the desire of so many living on Smith Island to see their community survive and prosper. Residents of this marshy (and shrinking in both population and real estate)...
  • As Catonsville skews younger, housing market heats up, schools overflow

    As Catonsville skews younger, housing market heats up, schools overflow
    For Catonsville residents, "Life is Great in 21228" is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker. It's the walkability from their homes to restaurants on Frederick Road, the Catonsville Library and area parks. It's the weekly free concerts in the...
  • Holder should not pick on Texas for voter ID law

    Holder should not pick on Texas for voter ID law
    So Attorney General Eric Holder can't stand the fact that Texas is going to require voter ID ("Congress must fix Voting Rights Act," July 29). I really don't see anything wrong with that. You need ID to buy cough medicine at the drug store, to get into an...
  • Grow Baltimore's population by making homeownership possible

    Grow Baltimore's population by making homeownership possible
    Earlier this year, Baltimore's challenge to the 2010 Census established that the city had 621,074 residents on April 1, 2010. This revised number will now be used by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the baseline for counting toward her goal of growing...
  • Rep. Donna Edwards to meet with Laurel constituents at Montpelier on Saturday

    Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat who represents the 4th congressional district, will host a coffee and conversation hour with Laurel constituents this weekend. The meet and greet will be held Saturday, AprilĀ  6 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Montpelier...
  • Md. congressional map is fair, legal

    Md. congressional map is fair, legal
    Several recent editorials and commentaries criticize the new congressional districts. The opposition primarily focuses on the odd shapes of districts, without considering any of the other variables that come into play when drawing district lines. Simply...
  • Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce opens Towson office

    Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce opens Towson office
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott on Wednesday welcomed the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to downtown Towson. "This is a great opportunity for our community and our members," Jose...
  • Children raised by gay parents come of age in Maryland

    Children raised by gay parents come of age in Maryland
    This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents. A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
  • Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain

    Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain
    Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump. Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
  • General Assembly redistricting challenges argued at top court

    General Assembly redistricting challenges argued at top court
    Lawyers for the state defended Maryland's new General Assembly districts Wednesday, telling Maryland's highest judges that while the map may not please everyone, it's legal and proper. "Somebody can always draw a better map. That's not the issue,"...
  • Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation

    Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation
    Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law. The study, released this week by the...