Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed called on Georgia’s mayors Monday morning to work in a bi-partisan spirit to see that all residents are counted in the next U.S. Census.
An accurate count could mean that Georgia has more representatives in Washington, Reed told the annual Georgia Municipal Association’s Mayor’s Day Conference. It alos could mean “billions” in dollars to Atlanta and the state, he said.
The conference is held in conjunction with the General Assembly session. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston are about to speak at a breakfast, which opened with remarks from Reed.