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Shade Points to Census as Crucial for Funding

May 3rd, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The members of Maryland’s congressional delegation this week hosted a discussion with U.S. Census Bureau experts to explore Maryland’s readiness for the 2020 count. Efforts are underway locally to prepare to recruit participants to ensure as accurate a count as possible. Allegany County Commissioners President Jake Shade said that the Census isn’t just a tally of the number of people in the county-  it helps determine federal investments critical to every community in the  state – from funding for infrastructure projects to education and public health initiatives to natural disaster response…


2 Responses to “Shade Points to Census as Crucial for Funding”

  1. May 03, 2019 at 3:49 pm, Joe Wellberg said:

    Many of us won’t participate. You’ll have to send in the sheriff to force me to participate. You and Nancy Pelosi can learn how to deal with low participation.


    • May 06, 2019 at 3:43 pm, Frank said:

      It’s the people who will hurt the most from a lack of investment, that won’t participate in the Census in the first place. Case in point, above…


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