Census caught in anger toward Washington
Officials worry low response rate is a form of protest
By RICHARD S. DUNHAM and MEREDITH SIMONS
Officials worry anger at D.C. is behind low Texas census response | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle
WASHINGTON – Texas is counting on the 2010 Census to deliver four new congressional districts, four new Electoral College votes in presidential elections, and millions of dollars in additional federal aid. But, as some elected officials are starting to worry, Uncle Sam can’t deliver anything to the rapidly growing Sun Belt state unless Texas residents deliver their forms back to the government.