Mayor Pushes For Accurate Census Count In Rural Bisbee

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:54am
Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:56am

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A U.S. Census Bureau worker.

Every decade in the U.S., the census helps determine how much funding communities receive for things like infrastructure and health initiatives.

The money is significant and missing out on any of it can lead to cutbacks and extremely difficult budget decisions. The Trump Administration’s push to add a citizenship question has increased anxiety among some Latinos and many border communities.

To learn more about how a rural area near the U.S.-Mexico border could be affected, The Show was joined by Mayor David Smith of Bisbee.

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