Monthly Archives: February 2021

Update on the Census, Reapportionment, and Redistricting

  The first official Census took place in 1790 and was conducted under Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; it was taken by U.S. marshals on horseback and counted approximately 3.6 million inhabitants. The original legal purpose of the Census was … Continue reading

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The massive omnibus funding bill and what it means for the math community

  As always, this post reflects only my own views. This post is a bit late. In the days before Christmas, President Trump signed into law final appropriations of \$1.4 trillion for fiscal year 2021 (FY21). This includes roughly \$900 … Continue reading

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