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New Poll Of Rural Americans: President Trump Did Not Adequately Prepare For Coronavirus Pandemic

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. [...]

Rural Progressives Spearhead Call to Fully Fund United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is one of the government’s oldest and most reliable entities - and that’s especially true in rural America. The Postal Service has long been a lifeline for rural communities.  This week, Rural Organizing and MoveOne launched a petition that has quickly  garnered over 200,000 signatures calling for action to save the Postal Service. However, because of the pandemic, the agency could run out of cash by the end of September if Congress fails to act and news reports indicate that President Trump blocked a bipartisan attempt to fund the agency. However, because of the pandemic, the agency could run out of cash by the end of September if Congress fails to act and news reports indicate that President Trump blocked a bipartisan attempt to fund the agency. [...]

Trump’s Education Cuts Are Cruel and  Inept

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

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