The City of Mission will benefit the most when the census counts everyone. When our citizens respond to the census, they help our community gets its fair share of the more than $675 billion per year in federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs. The census determines everything from public safety and infrastructure--- to housing needs. It also determines assistance for our elderly and disabled and these numbers affect us for the next decade. Take a look at what Mayor Dr. Armando O’Caña has to say about why it is so crucial for residents to respond now.