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Make the census count for Montana

 

October 24, 2019



One of the most important civic duties Montanans will participate in next year is filling out and responding to the 2020 U.S. Census. At just nine-questions long, the questionnaire might not seem like a big deal, but it is.

It’s the census, done every 10 years, that’s responsible for deciding how much federal money comes into Montana. And in a small state like ours, every dollar matters.

It’s estimated that Montana receives more than $2 billion each year as a result of the census. Annually, Montana’s public schools receive nearly $37 million for school breakfast and lunch progra...



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