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Weekly Address

08.30.2019

Every Arkansan Counts

Today I’d like to talk about the importance of participating in the U.S. Census and about the ways we are already preparing for Census Day, which is April 1, 2020. Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau surveys the United States to determine the nation’s population. Our founders created the census in order to allocate political power based on population rather than wealth. At the first census, taken in 1790 during George Washington...


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