If ever there were a reason for filling out the U.S. Census form, here it is: It's attached to billions of dollars in federal money.
A study by the Brookings Institution released today, March 9, found that nearly half a trillion dollars - $446.7 billion - in federal domestic assistance money is tied to census data.
Most Dayton-area residents should receive their 10-question census form in the mail soon. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, citing the Brookings Institution figure, stressed Monday how important it is for every household to complete the form and return it.
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