Rural Development

Ruth Abram: The Fall And Rise Of Rural America

Aug 16, 2016

Alarmed by a study documenting the demise of America’s small rural towns, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack called for “a national commitment to create new opportunities . . . [to] keep folks in our small towns and re-ignite economic growth across the nation.”

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the creation of a new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund that will allow private entities to invest in rural infrastructure projects.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

An aide to Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy is getting a new job.