Ohio is first state to sue Census Bureau over delay in data


Ohio is the first state to sue the census bureau for moving its deadline to report key data that states need for redistricting the census bureau's moving of a key deadline to September thirtieth set off the ripple effect in states across the country Ohio is the first to go to federal court saying the change would wreck its own redistricting mandates the state wants the bureau's deadline move back to March thirty first population and demographic data from the twenty twenty senses is to be used by the state to re draw both congressional and state legislative districts Ohio law requires the commission to hold public hearings and finalize state legislative districts by September first the general assembly is required to adopt confessional district by September thirtieth sense's official say they had to move the deadline because of the pandemic I'm Jim McGuire

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