Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s attempt to shorten 2020 Census

On Thursday, House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) sent a letter to Dillingham asking about leaked documents that appear to show the bureau breaking or changing its rules for the enumeration of homeless people in order to finish the count by Sept. 30. Dillingham said bureau officials would answer her questions Friday in a regularly scheduled briefing.

Maloney and other lawmakers have expressed concern about the change in schedule, saying a rushed count would hurt communities in both Democratic and Republican states.

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