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Census Deadline Looms

Satellite view of New Mexico, with superimposed label "NM Counts! 2020".

October 2, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at the rush to get as many New Mexican residents as possible to respond to the 2020 Census. Although the final date to complete the census has been shifting – pushed up from October 31 to September 30, then October 5 and now…

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Counting State’s Native American Population for 2020 Census

Composite of the seal of the U.S. Census Bureau, with the New Mexican desert in the background.

March 20, 2020 – The U.S. Census quietly got underway last week. As it has for nearly all facets of life, COVID-19 has dramatically changed plans for how to encourage participation from historically undercounted populations. The Census is vital for states like New Mexico, which have large numbers of people who are part of those…

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