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Getting counted counts

Youngstown Vindicator – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is urging Ohioans to accurately fill out census forms because failure to do so could cost the state millions, or perhaps billions, of dollars in federal money.

The 10-question census form was recently mailed. The U.S. Census Bureau wants all of the forms completed and mailed back by April 1. Between April and July, census takers will go to households that didn’t mail completed forms, Brown said.

Ohio receives about $14 billion each year from the federal government based on census data, Brown said.

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