NTCA The Rural Broadband Association is applauding the House of Representatives for passing the Communications Act Update Act of 2016, which includes provisions to combat problems of telephone calls failing to complete to rural areas as well as measures to relieve small business network o
President Obama will join medical professions and law enforcement officers at the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta today to announce a series of actions addressing the opioid abuse epidemic in America.
Separate congressional panels last week took a hard look at outstanding budget problems in rental assistance and water infrastructure programs that have kept federal dollars from reaching rural America.
The Obama administration has chosen 10 rural communities for a demonstration project where a handful of federal agencies, including USDA, will team up and try out new strategies for bringing families out of poverty.
USDA released a new Regional Development Priority (RDP) policy Wednesday that details how the agency will support rural economic development by providing loans to small businesses and grants for community infrastructure improvements.