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Carl's Capitol Comments We can't afford for you to not fill out the census


September 9, 2020

I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone to please fill out the census.

Federal money follows census counts. If we don’t get an accurate count of where our people live, we lose money to other counties and other states. We cannot afford to let that happen.

Estimates show that an undercount of just 2% could result in a $1.8 billion loss to Oklahoma over the next 10 years. That’s money that could be spent to upgrade our highways, roads and bridges. It would go to our schools to make sure our students have proper classroom materials as well as nutritious food for those students that qu...

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