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Be sure to fill out census

 

February 20, 2020



In about a month or so everybody reading this should start receiving mail to fill out the 2020 census. We do this every 10 years.

Here's why it's important and here's why we need local volunteers to help with the census count.

At the top of the list is the number of members each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives. Alabama currently has seven and Florida has 27 based on population. The new census numbers will tell us whether each of these states gain a representative or lose one.

We've read concerns that Alabama may be a state to lose a House seat based on population, which will...



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