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The HEROES Act is a Rural Lifeline

The HEROES Act is a Rural Lifeline

House Democrats have proposed $3 trillion in additional relief aid in the HEROES Act. It's a big bill — real big. Republicans were quick to reject it, but this is more than just a Democratic wish list. There is a ton of common ground in there, including billions for...

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Rural America Needs Help Responding to Coronavirus

Rural America Needs Help Responding to Coronavirus

Former Iowa Lt. Governor Patty Judge Op-Ed, Des Moines Register Urban or rural, most of us are at home hoping we won’t catch or spread the deadly coronavirus that has shut down much of our daily lives. Today, more than 160,000 Americans have contracted COVID-19, and...

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The Trump Administration Needs to Support the Rural Economy

Focus on Rural America Co-Founder and former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge held an online press conference with rural leaders in Iowa and Washington, D.C. On the call, the National Farmers Union President, Rob Larew, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor, former USDA Secretary Tom...

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