SC Census Count Lagging, Putting Billions of Dollars at RiskSep 14, 2020
With the sixth-worst response rate in the nation, South Carolina is endangering some of the billions of dollars it receives in federal payouts dependent on once-in-a-decade Census counts.
Census 2020: Billions of Dollars At-Risk for LowcountryApr 17, 2020
Funding for everything that flows from the federal government down to states and local communities is based on census numbers. If the federal government only counts half of all South Carolinians, it will apportion funding based on half our actual population.