The Trump administration amid the coronavirus pandemic has urged Congress to extend the timeline for the decennial count.
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Field operations across the country remain on-hold through April 15. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau warned staffing adjustments at call centers may lead to increased wait times.
Maryland is among the states with the highest concentration of federal employees, agencies and contractors, making drafting of the emergency stimulus bill signed last Friday by President Donald Trump especially important.
To optimize self-response, the Census Bureau has launched a robust effort weeding out misleading or false information about the 2020 count.
In today’s Federal Newscast, small business government contractors already are feeling the impact of the government slowdown because of the coronavirus. So the Pentagon is adjusting some contracts to help get companies some much needed cash.
Barely a week into the rollout of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau has suspended all decennial hiring and onboarding until at least April 1, as part of its contingency planning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Census Bureau encourages households to self-respond to reduce the need for enumerators to knock on doors later this spring.
The bureau’s public information chief Michael Cook joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information on the implications.
The 2020 decennial count started in January on time but with the bulk of the effort still to come, the count remains on GAOs high risk list.