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by Peter Wagner, December 2, 2007

Sharon Kyle cites our research on incarceration rates in Are California Progressives Blind to the Prison-Industrial Complex? on the California Progress Report


Will Doolittle writes about our campaign for Census reform in the Glens Falls Post-Star in Political Power of Prisons.

by Peter Wagner, November 8, 2007

Post-Star article
thumbnailWill Doolittle writes about our campaign for Census reform in the Glens Falls Post-Star in Political Power of Prisons.


by Peter Wagner, November 2, 2007

Andrea Senteno and Jay Cerrato write about the campaign for Census reform in the Gotham Gazette: Counting Convicts.


by Peter Wagner, November 1, 2007

David Sommerstein at North Country Public Radio has a 4 minute piece about St. Lawrence County Legislator Tedra Cobb asking the U.S. Census Bureau to change how it counts people in prison: Inmate count debate opens old wounds.


by Peter Wagner, August 16, 2007

Professor Marie Gottschalk cites our census research in an editorial in yesterday’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
No prison like home
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For the U.S. census, convicts are counted as ‘residents’ of towns and counties outside the walls.


The New York Times writes about our Phantom constituents in the Empire State report in this excellent article by Sam Roberts: Inmates Have Political Pull in Some New York Counties.

by Peter Wagner, August 7, 2007

New York Times article thumbnailThe New York Times writes about our Phantom constituents in the Empire State report in this excellent article by Sam Roberts: Inmates Have Political Pull in Some New York Counties.


The New York Times cited our Phantom Constituents in the Empire State report in today's editorial Phantom Voters in New York

by Peter Wagner, July 23, 2007

New York Times editorialThe New York Times cited our Phantom Constituents in the Empire State report in today’s editorial Phantom Voters in New York.


Our report about how the Census burdens New York counties is receiving a lot of great press. Various versions of an Associated Press article have appeared in the Albany Times Union, the Daily Freeman, the Syracuse Post-Standard and in papers across upstate New York.

by Peter Wagner, July 19, 2007

Press
Republican article thumbnailOur report about how the Census burdens New York counties is receiving a lot of great press. Various versions of an Associated Press article have appeared in the Albany Times Union, the Daily Freeman, the Syracuse Post-Standard and in papers across upstate New York.


We released a new report, "Phantom constituents in the Empire State: How outdated Census Bureau methodology burdens New York counties" today.

by Peter Wagner, July 18, 2007

We released a new report, “Phantom constituents in the Empire State: How outdated Census Bureau methodology burdens New York counties” today.


Our long-time GIS Analyst, Rose Heyer, has a two-page color map, "The American Archipelago: U.S. Prison Proliferation 1900-2004 published in a new book Warfare in the American Homeland edited by Joy James. The new map updates her earlier map, U.S. Prison Proliferation 1900-2000.

by Peter Wagner, July 16, 2007

book thumbnailOur long-time GIS Analyst, Rose Heyer, has a two-page color map, “The American Archipelago: U.S. Prison Proliferation 1900-2004 published in a new book Warfare in the American Homeland edited by Joy James. The new map updates her earlier map, U.S. Prison Proliferation 1900-2000.



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