Don't shortchange the Census
Census deadline cut short by a month: Bad policy and bad for Montana
Last updated 9/2/2020 at 8:56am
I know we can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year — perhaps the most challenging year in a long time for many of us. This year is also important for many reasons, including that the federal government is conducting the 2020 decennial Census. This once-a-decade event is critically important for those of us who live in Montana, including here on the Hi-Line. As mandated in the Constitution, the Census works to count every resident of the United States and is used to determine representation in Congress as well as how hundreds of billions of dollars from the federal government is...