The $14.7 Billion Census Count Starts Today

And we're off! The U.S. government's once-a-decade attempt to document the country's population kicks off today as over 120 million census forms start arriving in mailboxes nationwide. The 10-question forms are used to count the U.S. population, allocate seats in Congress, and dish out $400 billion in federal funds. "When you receive your 2010 census, please fill it out and mail it back," Census Bureau director Robert Groves said in a statement. "It's one of the shortest forms in our...Full Story
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