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Justice Concerned About Low Census Participation Among WV Residents

July 6th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

As much as providing Coronavirus numbers and the latest job figures- a standard update given with each of Governor Jim Justice’ regular COVID-19 briefings is his plea to West Virginia residents to participate in the 2020 Census.  Although the U.S. Census Bureau has moved the deadline for completing the census from July 31 to Oct. 31 due to the worldwide pandemic, Justice says the majority of West Virginians have yet to respond.  The governor reminds citizens that a complete and accurate count of West Virginia's population is vital to the State, because it will determine the amount of federal grant funding the State can receive for things like education, health care, roads, veteran’s services, disaster relief, and more…

 

One Response to “Justice Concerned About Low Census Participation Among WV Residents”

  1. July 06, 2020 at 4:42 am, Mark said:

    Like the Feds give a s-it about us peons getting funding. All BOTH parties care about is giving our tax dollars to their Big donors in the Corporate world. We should ALL throw our Census in the trash. Besides, the pols just use it to gerrymander away our votes anyway! Helping the Fed criminals just encourages them.

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