JEC Democrats Report Outlines Ways to Expand Economic Opportunity in Rural America

Rural communities are vital to America’s economy and Congress must enact policies that will invest, bring progress, and job creation to rural areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joint Economic Committee Democrats released on June 20, 2018, a new report that examines the current state of the rural economy, and proposes policies that could revitalize rural communities and help them thrive in the 21st century. The report, “Investing in Rural America,” looks at several aspects of the rural economy including infrastructure, family financial security, housing, clean energy and public lands, health care, and agriculture. Read more

Click here to view a complete list of key highlights and policy solutions from the report.

The report is available online at this link.