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Will 2020 census make it more difficult to reach hard-to-count communities? Will 2020 census make it more difficult to reach hard-to-count communities?

Will 2020 census make it more difficult to reach hard-to-count communities?

With up to two Illinois congressional seats and $1 billion or more in federal funding on the line if Illinois’ population is not correctly counted in the 2020 census, nonprofit groups warn that changes to the census format this year could exacerbate an undercount in already hard-to-reach communities.

Staffing and budget issues still haunt DCFS, union officials say Staffing and budget issues still haunt DCFS, union officials say

Staffing and budget issues still haunt DCFS, union officials say

Labor officials who represent workers in the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services say staff shortages in that agency have been making it difficult for case workers to keep up with a large volume of reports about abuse and neglect.

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