Viewpoint: Save $$$ with the Census

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –  By now, you've likely received your census form in the mail. Many of you have already filled it out and mailed it back; but most of you have not.

These forms are simple to complete and the returns could be great.

By getting an accurate count on the number of people in your community, you could be ensuring more federal money that could be used to improve schools, increase law enforcement and increase our representation in Washington.

The forms are simple and take less than 10 minutes to complete.

And by filling them out before April 1st,  you'll save the government $57.00. That's how much it costs for a census worker to visit your house.

This is a simple thing you can do that can benefit us all, so please take a moment today to fill out and return your census form.

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