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Texas isn't providing major support for the 2020 Census. Local officials and nonprofits say they will instead.

Several nonprofits, local governments and philanthropy organizations have formed Texas Counts, a coalition aimed at ensuring an accurate census count in 2020, which could affect representation in Congress and billions in federal funding.

Center for Public Policy Priorities CEO Ann Beeson and Educate Texas Executive Director John Fitzpatrick at the launch of Texas Counts in Austin on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

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