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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Census numbers mean money or not


July 23, 2020

A U.S. census official said if if the 2020 census was over today, Alabama would likely lose two congressional seats and about $13 billion in federal dollars and that Florida wouldn't be far behind.

In the latest figures released by the census bureau July 15, Flomaton, Century and Jay are in a dead heat to finish last in the number of people who have self reported to the 2020 census.

The latest figures showed 61.1 percent of people in the United States had filled out a census report. In Florida, the figure drops to 60 percent and in Alabama it's 59.8 percent.

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