The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end of October. The panel of three appellate judges said that just because the year-end deadline is impossible to meet doesn’t mean the court should require the Census Bureau to miss it. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. Congress requires the bureau to turn in by Dec. 31 the figures used to decide the states' congressional seats — a process known as apportionment. That put the government's claim of contingency planning on even shakier ground. By Brian Slodysko, Jill Colvin, Associated Press, By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press, By Aamer Madhani, Zeke Miller, Associated Press, By James Bandler, Patricia Callahan, Sebastian Rotella, Kirsten Berg, ProPublica, By Don Thompson, John Antczak, Associated Press. They said the census schedule was cut short to accommodate a July order from Trump that would exclude people in the country illegally from the numbers used to decide how many congressional seats each state gets.

She cited contradictory messages from some supervisors of field employees as the reason for the wide message. US Supreme Court halts census in latest legal twist. A coalition of local governments and civil rights groups had sued the Trump administration, arguing that minorities and others in hard-to-count communities would be missed if the count ended early. By Matthew Brown, Lindsay Whitehurst, Iris Samuels, Associated Press, Read

“Every day has mattered, and the Supreme Court’s order staying the preliminary injunction does not erase the tremendous progress that has been made as a result of the district court’s rulings,” said Melissa Sherry, one of the attorneys for the coalition. "The notion that we are going to be placed in contempt for contingency planning in the event that deadline comes back into effect -- which could happen any day given the appeal to the Ninth Circuit -- it's just not a contempt situation," said August Flentje, the special counsel to the assistant attorney general at the Justice Department. They said the census schedule was cut short to accommodate a July order from Trump that would exclude people in the country illegally from the numbers used to decide how many congressional seats each state gets. A person holds census information at an event where U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) spoke at a Census Town Hall at the Louis Armstrong Middle School in Queens, New York City, U.S., February 22, 2020. Self-response and field data collection operations will conclude on October 15, 2020. Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented.

When the Census Bureau, and the Commerce Department, which oversees the statistical agency, picked an Oct. 5 end date, Koh struck that down too, accusing officials of “lurching from one hasty, unexplained plan to the next ... and undermining the credibility of the Census Bureau and the 2020 Census.”.

The Supreme Court’s order on Tuesday was a loss for municipalities including Los Angeles, the counties that include Houston and Seattle and civil rights groups including the National Urban League that sued to get the later deadline reinstated. An appellate court panel upheld Kohs order allowing the census to continue through October but struck down the part that suspended the Dec. 31 deadline for turning in apportionment numbers. Last month, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California sided with the plaintiffs and issued an injunction which suspended a Sept. 30 deadline for finishing the 2020 census and a Dec. 31 deadline for submitting numbers used to determine how many congressional seats each state gets — a process known as apportionment. The census count’s accuracy is critical, as it determines how the US House of Representatives and state legislatures draw voting districts during the next round of redistricting and guides the federal government in allocating $1.5 trillion a year in aid. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Oct 16 Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. Oct 16

The United States Supreme Court has decided to stop the once-a-decade headcount of every US resident from continuing through the end of October, in a blow to civil rights groups concerned about an undercount particularly of racial minorities.

How To Lie With Numbers Book, Albert Pujols 2020, Reynolds And Reynolds Customer Support Specialist Salary, Pitt Baseball Stadium, When Does Sunset Barrie Drive-in Open, Eva Longoria Instagram, Elliott Spencer, Jackboot Jump, Allen Lazard Stats, Masvidal Vs Askren Post Fight, Finding Dory Cast, Numb Linkin Park Meaning, The Family - Nothing Compares 2 U, Mecole Hardman Fantasy Value, Keep On Moving Meaning, 2015 Melbourne Cup, 2018 Nfl Draft Round 1, Hallelujah Leonard Cohen Meaning, Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Episode 3 Review, Borussia Dortmund 3rd Kit 19/20, North York Map, Evatt Tamine Paradise Papers, Taylor Hearn, Dylan Carlson Draft, Dylan Floro,