The National Rural Assembly’s Women’s Summit explores ways to strengthen women leaders, who frequently play key roles in their communities without formal titles or recognition.Read More...
To stop air-transport services from surprising consumers with bills of $30,000 or more, a bipartisan bill would regulate charges. The industry says that will cause base closures that will hurt rural areas.
Schools where students have strong connections to an adult and peers have lower suicide rates. The finding shows the importance of addressing school culture to prevent suicide, rather than focusing only interventions aimed at individuals.
The healthcare debate among Democratic candidates highlights a fundamental question within the party about the proper role of government. Rural voters will have a hand in helping determine which direction the Democratic Party takes.
The Affordable Care Act didn’t help rural hospitals as much as projected, says a Nebraska hospital executive. Around the country, small hospitals are having daily discussions about how to remain open.
The state of Tennessee and a private healthcare provider are supporting the creation of the Center for Rural Health Research at East Tennessee State University. The new center will focus on rural healthcare practice and policy.
If policymakers use market-based approaches to solve healthcare access problems, they need a better understanding of how rural markets work, says one researcher.
Wyoming’s transportation director says rural highways serve the nation’s needs, not just the interests of local communities. Congress should remember that in funding levels, he says.
“Despite an improving economy and financial markets, millions of seniors in the United States are going without enough food due to economic constraints,” says a new study on hunger among senior citizens.
A Trump administration proposal calls for increasing Medicare reimbursements for some rural hospitals by taking money from hospitals in major urban areas. Both opponents and proponents of the measure say the entire Medicare reimbursement…