Diaz calls on Bronx residents to fill census

SOUNDVIEW - Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz is calling on residents of the borough to step up and be counted in the census.

According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, only two percent of people living in the Bronx have returned their census forms. Diaz says the forms are too important - impacting everything from federal and state representation to funding for housing and schools - to be dismissed.

The U.S. Census Bureau says it will be accepting census forms by mail until April 22.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Neighborhood Brief for April 30
A 3-year-old girl died after a car accident 2 3-year-old killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard
The beginning of spring means the kickoff of 3 Carnivals begin to bloom in the Bronx
Greenhouses and farms on the East End are 4 East End: Flowers in full bloom
5 Police: Man shot on Webster Ave. after dispute

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE