Rockland County slacks in sending census forms

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Although the deadline to send in your census form is Thursday, many residents in Rockland County have yet to send theirs in.

"It's important to be counted so that there's moneys to be distributed to all the towns and to whoever needs money I guess," Rockland County resident Mario Martone says.

This is the attitude federal and county officials are looking for as they attempt to count every citizen in the country. However, only 50 percent of people in Rockland County have sent the forms back.

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