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Census Bureau Deploying GEOINT-Based Canvassing System for 2020 Count

The Census Bureau is implementing a new canvassing system that uses satellite imagery data to identify addresses for the 2020 population count, Federal News Network reported Monday. Steven Dillingham, director of the Census Bureau, said the agency has begun using the geospatial intelligence-based Block Assessment, Research and Classification Application and will launch a “full-fledged” canvassing effort using the system this month.

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Senate Confirms Steven Dillingham as Census Bureau Director

Steven Dillingham, President Trump's nominee for director of the U.S. Census Bureau, has received senate confirmation, The Washington Post reported Thursday. He will lead the nation's census efforts including the upcoming 2020 survey, and oversee the hiring of staff to support the bureau's mission over a tenure ending on Dec. 31, 2021.

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