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RuralOrganizing.org statement on Budget Reconciliation Negotiations

We are reaching crunch time on the Build Back Better reconciliation bill and  we need to make something very clear: This legislation could be a much needed boon for rural America. The Build Back Better agenda addresses real concerns - the things rural families worry about every single day: child care, prescription drug prices, eye care and dental care for Seniors and programs that prioritize small, local businesses and keep rural schools, grocery stores, pharmacies, and clinics from closing. Those are real life issues.  These are the things rural voters worry about and talk about every day. [...]

RuralOrganizing.org statement as Debate begins on Budget Reconciliation

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. [...]

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. [...]