Updates to the ARP
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A coalition of liberal groups asked a federal judge to extend the census deadline amid concerns of an undercount due to a shortage of census workers and potential mail delays. The Census Bureau is facing lawsuits as a group of governors urge the Bureau to extend the deadline.
President Trump is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging his directive to exclude illegal aliens from the reapportionment figures. Democrats and Republicans are focused on state house races ahead of the 2021 redistricting cycle.
The Unalaska enumerators are on track to finish their count by September 1st.
Between a tighter census deadline and President Trump’s reapportionment directive, officials are concerned about accurate representation and federal funding.
Officials look to federal funding as incentive to increase the state’s response rate.
Concerned about the loss of federal funding, the state encourages its citizens to respond to the census.
The Upper Peninsula lacks representation on the state’s new redistricting commission.
Census workers are visiting homes in areas with the lowest response rates.
Governor Herbert urges Utahns to complete the census.
State senators encourage citizens in Eastern Washington to respond to the Census.