Hot issues

1) CORONAVIRUS INFO & RESOURCES

General Information About COVID-19

Resources For Washington State Residents

Kittitas County Resources

Other Useful Links

2) CENSUS 2020 – Why Census Data Matters

View our Census 2020 playlist on YouTube to learn more about it and why your participation is critical.

Your census 2020 invitation will arrive in the mail between March 12-20. It will include your unique census login – so be on the look out!

Or, if reading is more your jam, Read this to learn more about Census 2020 and online completion.

EDUCATION

Census data is used to influence the distribution of billions of dollars that go to educational agencies that pay for special education, school lunches, improving teacher quality, and Head Start programs.

HEALTH CARE

The information collected determines where community health centers are placed to better serve low-income patients and aid current health disparities, such as those impacted by the opioid crisis.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Companies use the data from the census to determine where to build factories or expand store real estate.

POLITICAL REPRESENTATION

Finally, census data is used to draw the state and federal legislative district lines that ultimately determine the elected officials who represent us.

3) PRESIDENTIAL IMPEACHMENT – What is it?

Click here for a complete guide to US impeachment process, courtesy of CWU Brooks Library!