A panel of five women journalists kicks off the Rural Women’s Summit in Greenville, South Carolina.
#VoteRunLead helps women run for political office. Its session at the Women’s Summit will focus on the unique circumstances of rural women.
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.
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.