But the 2020 census deadline remains in flux, making it uncertain if census takers will finish counting the vast, rural state.
Judge Koh wrote in Thursday's decision that the Census Bureau and Commerce Department, which oversees the agency, had violated her injunction “in several ways."
“Defendants’ dissemination of erroneous information; lurching from one hasty, unexplained plan to the next; and unlawful sacrifices of completeness and accuracy of the 2020 Census are upending the status quo, violating the Injunction Order, and undermining the credibility of the Census Bureau and the 2020 Census," the judge wrote.
The Census Bureau said it sent out the mandated message Friday afternoon.
Contact your supervisor with any questions.”The Census Bureau reported that 99.1% of the nation's households had been counted, though several states in the South were trailing that figure.