By Cody Smith, policy associate, Center for Rural Affairs Wiping out the last five years of solar job growth, the COVID-19 pandemic has reset total … [Read more...] about Opinion: Grappling with COVID-19, Congress can leverage solar energy
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By Sandra Renner, Farm and Community director, Center for Rural Affairs While we have all done our best to stay healthy and safe during the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Rural grocers commit to customers during COVID-19
While states are beginning to reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are still hurting. They will be for some time. The … [Read more...] about Opinion: Rural location should not prevent business from receiving help
LYONS, NEBRASKA – As lawmakers consider legislation to address the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of 64 small business … [Read more...] about Groups call on Congress to treat rural, urban businesses equally
By Gladys Godinez, community organizer, Center for Rural Affairs Meatpacking plants across the country have become COVID-19 hotspots, and the … [Read more...] about Protect meatpacking plant workers and our food supply
LYONS, NEBRASKA – The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have passed a stimulus bill that would restart the Paycheck … [Read more...] about Paycheck Protection Program fact sheet released today by the Center for Rural Affairs
By Anna Johnson, policy manager, Center for Rural Affairs In the face of our public health crisis due to the coronavirus, Congress recently passed … [Read more...] about Stimulus package — what do family farms need to know?