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March 2023 Monthly Update

The White House issued its Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 2024) budget on March 9, 2023, including $1.606 billion for the Census Bureau — a $121 million increase from the $1.485 billion appropriated in FY 2023. Congress, especially the House and Senate Commerce, Science, Justice Appropriations Subcommittees, which have jurisdiction over the Census Bureau’s funding, will now consider the President’s request as it finalizes the Census Bureau’s FY 2024 budget. While welcoming the proposed increase, Census Project stakeholders urged Congress to provide the agency with $2 billion ($394 million more than the President’s request, and a $521 million increase from FY 2023) in FY 2024. (Read more)

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