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Bee a Hero – Take the Census

August 1st, 2020 · Comments Off on Bee a Hero – Take the Census · City Library, Government Documents, Main Branch, News, West Branch

Why are census results so important?  Why should you fill out your census? Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. Census results also determine how many seats in Congress each state gets.  My favorite is that census results determine how many school lunches get […]

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Doing the 2020 Census With Amy

March 30th, 2020 · 1 Comment · City Library, Events, Main Branch, West Branch

Ok, it’s time to do the Census. This is one thing that actually won’t be canceled, postponed, re-scheduled, or Zoomed.

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The 2020 Census is Almost Here

March 10th, 2020 · Comments Off on The 2020 Census is Almost Here · City Library, Events, Main Branch, News, West Branch

The upcoming census is important because it will determine the distribution of over $675 billion to communities over the next 10 years. These counts will determine things like the numbers of school lunches for children and will also determine congressional and legislative boundaries.

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