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Philly Has Two Weeks Left for the Census and Crucial Federal Funding It Provides

On September 17, 2020 by Schnader

Arlene Fickler published an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Philly has two weeks left for the Census and crucial federal funding it provides.”

She wrote, in part:

“This year . . . marks the 24th time in which the United States is counting how many people reside within our borders, now for the 2020 Census. Unfortunately, with little time remaining until the deadline, only 55% of Philadelphia’s households have responded to the Census. That’s potentially devastating not only to Philadelphia’s representation in Congress but, potentially more significantly, to the billions of dollars annually allocated to our communities by the federal government.”

Click here to read the full op-ed.