Residents throughout Syracuse and Onondaga County will soon receive mailers from the U.S. Census Bureau. The mailers will invite a representative from each household to fill out the easy, safe and important census questionnaire online, by phone or by mail. The direct mailings are a part of the self-response period, which continues until mid-May, and allows respondents to voluntarily provide …Read More »
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Should You Skip the Census?
Hard as this might be to believe, the U.S. Census was once as controversial as counting sheep. Injustices such as excluding former slaves and “Indians not taxed” were behind us. The census evolved into a routine act of civic maintenance, the equivalent of changing the oil in our democracy every 10 years.“The plan,” the U.S. Census Bureau explains on its …Read More »