Opinion: Census 2020: Connecticut’s avoidable fiscal problem

Monday, February 24, 2020

HARTFORD, CT -- This op-ed, written and supported by leaders from Connecticut's philanthropic community, urges the state government to invest additional funds in the 2020 Census to ensure an accurate count or risk recieving a full compliment of federal funds.

Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and Juanita James, of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, wrote this with Maryam Elahi, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; Julie Loughran, Connecticut Community Foundation; William Ginsberg, Greater New Haven Community Foundation; David J. Obedzinski, Community Foundation of Greater New Britain; Laura McCargar, Perrin Family Foundation; Frances G. Padilla, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut; and R. David Addams, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund.