In COVID-19 Relief Bill, House Democrats Propose Pushing Census Deadlines

Posted by on May 12, 2020 7:05 pm
Categories: US National Stories

In their new COVID-19 relief bill, House Democrats have proposed extending major legal deadlines for delivering 2020 census results as requested by the U.S. Census Bureau because of the pandemic.

Unlikely to pass the GOP-led Senate, the bill formally kicks off discussions in Congress about how to support the Census Bureau’s efforts to complete the national head count during the pandemic.

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