The court decision allows the Trump administration to halt a count that was supposed to run until Oct. 31.
Falling COVID-19 infection rates will allow the Census to start door-to-door visits in Hartford, the city with the worst self-response rate in Connecticut.
Connecticut will miss a deadline for drawing new legislative districts unless the Census reconsiders a delay due to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic will delay completion of the 2020 Census.
The agreement, which increases spending for both “guns and butter,” was reached just days before the current plan expired, averting a government shutdown.
Community foundations pledge to match the state’s funding for census outreach.
Even though one-fourth of CT’s census tracts are deemed hard to count, the state is relying on volunteers and hopes for philanthropy.
State and local officials and community leaders on Monday announced outreach efforts to ensure Connecticut’s population is counted as accurately as possible in the 2020 Census.