Census director aims to restore trust in count

  • FILE - Then-Census Bureau Director nominee Robert Santos, testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, Thursday, July 15, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Santos, now the Census Bureau director, said Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in an interview with The Associated Press that the statistical agency was starting its outreach efforts with hard-to-reach communities earlier, rather than just before the next count, which is in 2030. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Indifference. Distrust of government. Budget uncertainties.