From the White House to the county courthouse, we have you covered on rural politics and policy. Look no further for election analysis and rural voter data, reporting on how policymakers and federal programs are aiming to serve rural communities, or simply the many roles rural people and places play in democracy and civic life.
Recently passed legislation establishes a new ombudsperson role for bringing the perspectives and needs of rural communities into the state's policy- and grant-making processes.
The nation is nearly back to pre-pandemic employment levels. But rural workers are leaving the labor market at a faster pace than urban ones.
How can USDA programs help more of us achieve the American dream? You have until July 15 to share your thoughts.
The federal relief package from the Biden administration is a reminder that rural development and recovery are tied to the priorities outlined at the highest levels of power.
The federal funding package would invest in rural education, child care, offer paid family leave, and cut taxes for families and workers.
When we group counties by how rural or urban they are, we see voting patterns that go back a half century.
Building "shiny new cages" is not going to resolve a Department of Justice lawsuit against the state's penal system, says an opponent of proposed privately-built prisons.
The 2021 Rural Policy Action Report from organizers across the diverse rural spectrum sets bold policy goals and challenges the current administration to act now.
The president's first budget proposal, separate from his infrastructure plan, addresses rural housing, e-connectivity, and economic development.
Rural people aren’t adequately represented in the institutions that define and govern the nation. To correct this, we can work with other people who are overlooked.