Mayor, House Members Worry About Census Count

Mayor, House members worry about Census count

The next U.S. census isn’t scheduled to take place until 2020, but Mayor Bill de Blasio and Democratic members of New York City’s congressional delegation are expressing concern that the local effort to count how many people are living here will fall short due to inadequate funding.
U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke was among several House members who signed a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce calling on the agency to support full funding for the New York City operations of the Census Bureau and the 2020 census.
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens) is leading …

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