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August 3, 2019

Justice Forms Census Committee After Urging

Parkersburg News and Sentinel, Martinsburg Journal, Wheeling Intelligencer – After a think tank raised concerns, Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday the creation of a committee to ensure all West Virginians are counted for the 2020 U.S. Census. Read article.

Justice, in a press release Friday, said preparations are underway for creating a Complete Count Committee to get the word out about the U.S. Census.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, complete count committees are created to help build awareness about the census, the constitutionally required count of the U.S. population every 10 years. The committees work with cities, counties, and communities to educate the public about the importance of being counted.

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