The governor named his former chief of staff, Ben Nevers, Friday to chair a task force to start revitalizing Louisiana’s failing rural communities. Read more.
In rural Alaska, the closest state motor vehicle office is often a pricey plane ride away. Read more.
Kaiser Health News analysis shows that fewer than a third of 220 counties deemed at risk of outbreaks by CDC have working syringe exchanges. Read more.
The Trump administration’s decision to relocate two US Department of Agriculture agencies delayed millions in grant funding. One stalled project was a suicide prevention network for farmers. Read more.
Leaders from around Indiana gathered at Ivy Tech Marion to hear statistics behind housing issues facing rural communities on Tuesday. Read more.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and its state partners announced that $9 million would go into rural broadband infrastructure in Tennessee. A rollout of that size will include four internet companies and touch nearly a dozen counties in…
An innovative partnership between Children’s Health and rural hospitals throughout Texas is keeping patients at home and delivering expertise to rural providers to keep hospitals in business and patients close to home via their virtual care…
Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., is meeting with a bipartisan group in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 13, to discuss and spread ideas that have helped rural communities thrive. Read more.
City dwellers and rural Americans share many of the same values, despite political and economic polarization that can push the two apart, according to a new Axios/SurveyMonkey poll. Read more.
Sanders secured a narrow victory Tuesday in New Hampshire in the first primary contest of the 2020 election cycle. But before the final results were known Tuesday, some Democrats said they were cautious about supporting Sanders. Read more.