Rockland Co. ups ante for 2010 census count

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In a move to get much needed federal dollars, Rockland County is pulling out all the stops for its 2010 census count.

An aggressive committee is now in charge of the head count, whose goal it is to make sure every single person is counted. The committee's message to residents: it doesn?t hurt to get counted - it only helps.

The amount of funding Rockland County gets from federal and state governments relies heavily on the census. The county says $440 billion is at stake over the accuracy of the count.

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