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Census 2020 faced funding challenges, leadership changes, and unprecedented politics on its way to a big launch this week. Now the coronavirus is sending people into social isolation, making the process of an accurate count very difficult.

March 11, 2020 - James Brasuell

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A budget shortfall for Census 2020 has already claimed one victim: the timely delivery of the five-year Economic Census.

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