2020 Census Likely to Rob Michigan of Another Congressional Seat. Rural Reps? Get Ready for More Driving.

In a nutshell: Michigan is likely to lose a seat in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives following the 2020 Census. Slow state population growth is a major factor in this. Urban areas are growing while most rural areas are losing population.  ...

The Stakes for Michigan in the 2020 Census

A version of this post appeared in the May 3, 2108 Lansing State Journal In a Nutshell Besides counting people for apportioning representation in Congress, population count produced by census is used to allot federal and state funding Michigan’s pop...