This year's U.S. Census count will determine how much funding Florida receives in the next decade for many crucial government-funded services.
But the Census Bureau is ending its efforts to count the U.S. population a full month earlier than expected – Sept. 30 instead of Oct. 31 – on orders from the Trump administration.
That means less than two months are left to reach populations that, historically, have been undercounted – including people in rural areas, immigrants and people of color, and young children.
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