Credit to KCTV5 for finally writing a report that puts the local government efforts in perspective without all of the flowery euphemisms about locals "counting" for something other than more federal funding.
How important is the census, really? KC didn't qualify for COVID relief money because of undercounting
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The last day to respond to the census is next Monday (Oct. 5), but the census is not just a count of how many people live in the United States. It's a guide for how to allocate federal resources, and Kansas City almost missed out on some much-needed COVID-19 relief.