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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Rep. Beatty urges Ohioans to complete census forms by Sept. 30 deadline

Sep 18, 2020
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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty is urging people living in Ohio's third congressional district to complete their census forms by the September 30th deadline.

Beatty released a new report prepared by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

The report details that if there is just a one percent under count in the 2020 census, people living in the third district could lose $8.6 million dollars in federal funding for medicaid and foster care assistance programs.

Additionally, residents in the third district could lose $481,000 dollars in federal funding for schools that have a high proportion of low-income students, or the equivalent of all the textbooks that 1,923 students would need in a school year.

This article was originally published by ABC 6 on September 18, 2020.