GOP AGs Weigh in Against States in Census Case Before Supreme Court

Route Fifty: Fifteen Republican state attorneys general are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to side against over two dozen states and local governments battling with the Trump administration over the inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census.

The legal dispute is one of several unfolding in federal courts around the U.S. in the wake of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision last March to approve adding a question to the population survey that will ask if respondents are citizens of the United States.

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