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With time running out, Texas abruptly launches a $15 million ad campaign chasing an accurate census count

After rejecting efforts to spend state money on outreach to help ensure an accurate census count, Republican leaders are now dipping into federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for a last-minute ad campaign.

United States Census 2020 mailers sent to Austin. Photographed on June 23, 2020.

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