This episode originally ran on Sept. 29, 2020.
A federal judge ruled that the U.S. Census count will continue through October 31, blocking a Trump Administration plan to end it a month early.
Census figures help determine congressional representation and how $1.5 trillion in federal funding is distributed, money that pandemic-ravaged cities desperately need.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, how the pandemic and government involvement have made this a census count like no other.
- Michael Wines, reporter, The New York Times
- John Casterline, director, Ohio State University’s Institute for Population Research
- Susan Licate, media specialist, U.S. Census Bureau
- Laura E. Gomez, author and professor of law, sociology and Chicana/Chicano Studies, UCLA
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