The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Leonard Wortman
Jefferson County Commissioner 

Guest Editorial: Importance of Census form

 


Hi Folks,

The COVID 19 crisis can make everything else, including the Census, seem less important. But completing your Census form only takes 10 minutes and will benefit and influence our community for the next ten years.

Census counts are used to determine how federal funding is distributed. Montana receives almost $2,000.00 every year for each Montanan counted in the Census for things like highway projects, health care, education, housing, and more. But for every person not counted, our community will lose out on $20,000.00 over the next decade.

In this difficult time, filling out you...



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