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Why Is the 2020 Census Critical?

Sep 13, 2019

It is vital that every person living in Michigan is counted during the 2020 Census, that was the key message at a forum held this week. Hosted by the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, it featured four speakers who all highlighted that same key message. One of the top reasons for an accurate […]

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Statewide Census Director Named

Jul 26, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Kerry Ebersole Singh will serve as the Michigan Statewide Census Director for the upcoming 2020 census. Ensuring an accurate count is critical to Michigan, since federal funding and our representation in congress is tied to the population of the state. Governor Whitmer signed an executive order in June creating the Complete […]

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Governor Creates Census Committee

Jun 14, 2019

With the national census taking place next year, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to ensure Michigan is ready. Census’ are important because the federal government uses that data for funding and for allocating congressional representation. The census data will also be used to redraw state House and Senate districts. Executive Order 2019-15 creates […]

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