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Concerns Over Census’ Rushed Count Temporarily Soothed

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EVERETT - JULY 26: People stand in line at a Census 2020 booth at a farmer's market in Everett, MA on July 24, 2020. Some communities are at risk of being undercounted in the census, because self-response rates so fa... EVERETT - JULY 26: People stand in line at a Census 2020 booth at a farmer's market in Everett, MA on July 24, 2020. Some communities are at risk of being undercounted in the census, because self-response rates so far in the Boston area and other hard-hit communities are only at 50%. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 7, 2020 12:00 p.m.

This weekend a California federal judge temporarily halted the Trump administration’s efforts to wind down the 2020 Census field operation by granting a temporary restraining order as part of a lawsuit. The suit was filed to block the administration from cutting Census collection operations from eight months to four.

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