Invest in Rural Communities
The historic economic extraction and lack of federal government investment has left rural communities in a financial hole. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated those challenges. Now is the time for policy that invests in rural people and communities.
INVEST IN CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES,
including hospitals, healthcare providers, schools, affordable housing, transportation, local government capacity, postal services, legal aid, child care, rural small businesses and local food systems.
Connect rural businesses, homes and farms to HIGH-SPEED AFFORDABLE INTERNET.
Invest in CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION
that prioritizes local control and local people.