Rural America

Report: Rural America is spending 40% more on energy bills

· July 18, 2018

Rural households across the United States spend a disproportionately high share of their income on energy bills — about 40 percent more than their metropolitan counterparts, according to a new report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) coalition. The problem is most glaring […]

JEC Democrats report: The rural economy has been held back

· June 20, 2018

DYK rural families on average earn 25 percent less than their urban counterparts, but live in areas with some of the highest rates of upward economic mobility in the nation? Joint Economic Committee Democrats today released a new report that examines the current state of the rural economy, and proposes policies that could revitalize rural […]

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