Skip to main content And Education Fund Launch National Campaign to Build Back Better in Rural America Ahead of Key Infrastructure Votes

Columbus, OH — Today, and 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. [...]

While Republicans Continue to Prioritize Wall Street, Democratic Lawmakers Must Stand Up for Main Streets in Rural America and Pass The American Jobs Plan

Rural voters are tired of the endless stream of broken promises on infrastructure. The past administration turned it into a running joke. But, it was never funny. Not only do the vast majority of American voters support The American Jobs Plan but a clear majority think ambitious proposals like this should be paid for by raising taxes on the wealthy and on corporations. [...]

The American Jobs Plan Is A Major Step Forward For Rural Prosperity

For decades, rural communities have faced crumbling infrastructure, lack of investment and government inaction. Republicans talk a good game but never deliver for their rural constituents. That’s why today’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan is a welcome change of direction. From affordable and reliable high-speed broadband for every American to repair the 10,000 most structurally deficient bridges in the country and so many other critical elements, The American Jobs Plan will improve the quality of life and the economies of countless small towns and rural communities. [...]