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Mayors Organized for Reparations and Equity includes representatives of some of the nation’s largest cities. It also includes the mayor of Tullahassee, Oklahoma, which has a population of under 150.
For months, the CEO of the Cherokee Indian Hospital has quietly traveled to county commission meetings in Western North Carolina to give presentations on the benefits of Medicaid expansion. Five counties and several towns in the region have responded with resolutions of support.
The National Farmers Union offers a free, year-long training program to help new farmers learn the business side of agriculture.
Rural counties completed about half the number of vaccinations last week that they did three weeks ago. The pace of vaccinations in metropolitan counties fell by a similar rate.
President Biden kept his promise to restore protections to two National Monuments in Utah, drawing criticism from the Republicans and praise from the Tribal leaders.
The Rural Assembly’s free virtual event will include author Diane Wilson.
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, the country’s most profitable farm bureau, influences most aspects of agricultural policy in the state. One profitable loan underscores how large and complex the organization has become.
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