Only 33.7-percent of PC Census in
September 16, 2020
As a longtime advocate for economic development in Phillips County, there is a pressing topic that I would like to visit about with you, one which is often out of sight and out of mind compared to other priorities: the 2020 Census.
I am concerned because only 33.7 percent of Phillips County households have responded to the Census as of September 4th. That is the seventh-to-worst response rate of any county in Montana, placing us as the 50th lowest response rate out of 56 counties.
Our county has a lot at stake during this census cycle – school funding is based on census da...