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Rural communities face a broad range of challenges in the 21st century, from demographic change to access to essential services, to economic hardship. The Center for American Progress’ growing research on rural America aims to build inclusive rural narratives and develop equitable, progressive solutions.
Associate Director, Energy and Environment Campaigns
Senior Director, Conservation
Senior Fellow, Energy and Environment
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An economic leader from Arizona used federal investments from the American Rescue Plan to bring a telehealth hub to her rural town.
Sep 20, 2022
By refusing to expand Medicaid, Georgia’s Republican leadership has left behind rural hospitals and uninsured Georgians.
Dec 9, 2020
Emily Gee, Nicole Rapfogel
The Trump administration has broken core promises to American workers, families, and seniors.
Feb 3, 2020
Ryan Zamarripa, Seth Hanlon
Mar 16, 2017
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