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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers from rural communities commented on their top policy issues for where they live.

    680 views
  • Washington Journal Michael Braga Discusses State of Rural Hospitals
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    Michael Braga on State of Rural Hospitals

    GateHouse Media reporter Michael Braga discussed his reporting on the state of rural hospitals, especially in states that did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

    240 views
  • Washington Journal Adam Harris Discusses the College Graduation Gap in Rural America
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    Adam Harris on the College Graduation Gap in Rural America

    Adam Harris talked about his Atlantic article, “The Education Deserts of Rural America,” on the college graduation gap between those living in rural and urban areas in the U.S. This program is part of a…

    326 views
  • Washington Journal Former Sen Heidi Heitkamp DND  JD Scholten Discuss Rural Voters  Campaign 2020
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    Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp and J.D. Scholten on Rural Voters and Campaign 2020

    Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and J.D. Scholten, both board members of the One Country Project, talked about the group’s grassroots campaign to re-invigorate the Democratic Party’s…

    592 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments from farmers to the question, “What are your top public policy concerns?”

    450 views
  • President Trump Threatens Tariffs If Mexico Doesnt Stem Flow of Drugs Migrants
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    President Trump Remarks at Opportunity and Revitalization Council Meeting

    President Trump convened the first meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The president created the council to focus on economically distressed communities, and introduced…

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  • Washington Journal Austin Frerick Discusses Americas Agricultural System and Its Impact on Rural America
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    Austin Frerick on Agriculture and Rural America

    Austin Frerick talked about his recent American Conservative article on the U.S. agriculture industry and its impact on rural America. This program is part of a “Washington Journal” series…

    1,719 views
  • State of the Rural Economy
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    State of the Rural Economy

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the state of the rural economy. Committee members asked questions on a wide range of topics, including…

    882 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments to the question, “Is there an urban-rural divide?” Data from the 2018 midterm elections indicated that rural…

    580 views
  • Senate Panel Explores Broadband Challenges in Rural Areas
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    Rural Broadband

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the challenges facing companies working to extend broadband access in rural areas of the U.S. Experts testified…

    660 views
  • Hearing Examines Health Care Access in Rural America
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    Rural Health Care

    Industry analysts and health care providers testified at a hearing on challenges facing rural hospitals and offered their recommendations for improvements. Some of the areas discussed were…

    820 views
  • Washington Journal Representative Jeff Fortenberry RNE Discusses Rural Health Insurance
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    Representative Jeff Fortenberry on Rural Health Insurance

    Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) talked about his Rural Health Insurance Act and federal spending.

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  • President Trump Signs Executive Order to Expand Rural Broadband Access
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    President Trump Remarks in Nashville

    President Trump delivered remarks at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention. He addressed the state of the economy, the tax reform bill, deregulation and rural development.…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Rural Development and Energy Programs
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    Rural Development and Energy Programs

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on rural development and energy programs for the 2018 farm bill. The first panel included testimony by several Agriculture Department officials who outlined…

    483 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a Wall Street Journal article: “Rural America is the New 'Inner City.'”

    795 views
  • Communicators with Shirley Bloomfield
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    Communicators with Shirley Bloomfield

    Shirley Bloomfield talked about expanding broadband availability further into rural areas of the U.S.

    353 views
  • Aspen Institute Discussion Focuses on Rural Economies and Innovation
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    Rural Economies and Innovation

    Small business owners outlined their recommendations for how rural economies can innovate and grow. Ideas included tax incentives, community block grants, federal funding guarantees and job…

    284 views
  • State Officials Testify on Rural Infrastructure
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    Infrastructure Funding and Modernization Efforts

    Officials from Oklahoma, West Virginia, Wyoming, Delaware, and Colorado testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on proposals to modernize infrastructure in…

    887 views
  • Hearing on Rural Drinking Water System Regulation
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    Rural Drinking Water

    Water experts testified on challenges facing drinking water systems serving small and rural communities, particularly involving compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.…

    546 views
  • Hearing on Rural Health Obstacles
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    Rural Health Obstacles

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on challenges faced by health care patients and providers in rural communities. Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Health…

    397 views
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