By Bobby Bordelon
"The census counts every person living in the U.S. once, only once, and in the right place."
With the 2020 U.S. census fast approaching, census representative Debbie Sizemore has been traveling to city council, county commission, and other organizational meetings to raise awareness of the census' importance. In Article I, Section 8, the Constitution mandates that once every ten years each person in the country shall be counted – this is the census. The results determine representation in Congress, funding allocation from the federal and state governments, and providing data on how the average American is doing.
Read more in the Thursday, August 15, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.