NEW YORK (AP) - Census data released Monday means that New York will lose one seat in Congress as a result of national population shifts.
The state’s delegation will shrink from 27 to 26. It is one of seven states losing a member of congress as a result of the 2020 census.
The state stands to lose out on more than political clout: The census also determines the distribution of $1.5 trillion in federal funding each year.
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