New nationwide polling suggests that rural Americans don’t think President Donald Trump adequately prepared for the coronavirus outbreak. The poll, commissioned by RuralOrganizing.org, was conducted by Change Research on March 26-29th. While approval of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak largely falls on partisan lines, the poll of registered voters also documents widespread concerns regarding Trump’s pandemic response that transcends partisan politics and geography. [...]
Columbus, OH—In light of the humanitarian and economic crisis sparked by COVID-19, rural America needs bold and immediate action now!
The following is a statement by Matthew Hildreth, Executive Director of RuralOrganizing.org:[...]
Columbus, OH—RuralOrganizing.org is demanding that President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos immediately reverse their decision to alter eligibility requirements for the Rural and Low-Income School Program in light of[...]
Columbus, OH— President Donald Trump released a $4.8 trillion federal budget today for the 2021 Fiscal Year proposing steep cuts to programs that are critical to small towns and rural communities across the country. [...]
Advocates for small towns and rural communities are demanding that U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue stop the implementation of the recently announced changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) canceling work-requirement waivers for hundreds of thousands of participants. [...]