Today, the House Agriculture Committee will markup their piece of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that includes more than $18 billion for rural prosperity, water and energy programs and an historic $40 billion for forestry programs over the next decade.[...]
We Demanded A Bold New Paradigm For Building Rural Prosperity From the Bottom Up And Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats Are Delivering
We all agree that the small town way of life is worth fighting for and that no one should have to choose between leaving their hometown and providing their family with opportunity, healthcare, and financial security.[...]
The following is a statement from Matt Hildreth, Executive Director of RuralOrganizing.Org: This week, committees in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate will begin marking up the budget reconciliation. Democrats are poised to pass one of the most significant pieces of legislation in decades - and its benefits will be felt throughout the country, particularly rural communities. [...]
Our Campaign For Rural Progress Is The Biggest Thing We Have Done Yet. Here Is How It Could Help Your Local Rural Organizing Efforts.
This week, we are launching our biggest, most ambitious campaign to date and I wanted to make sure y’all had a little bit more context about our plans over the next several months.[...]
RuralOrganizing.org And RuralOrganizing.org Education Fund Launch National Campaign to Build Back Better in Rural America Ahead of Key Infrastructure Votes
Columbus, OH — Today, RuralOrganizing.org and RuralOrganizing.org Education Fund launch a two-year national campaign focused on 1) passing local, state, and federal legislation that promote rural prosperity among traditionally marginalized communities; and 2) building lasting rural civic infrastructure that insures rural progressives play a significant role in their local stimulus allocation processes. [...]