Center for American Progress: Debt Deal Leaves Americans Living in Rural Poverty Behind


In its blog today, the Center for American Progress provides insight into how the recent debt deal affects rural Americans.

While many Americans have much to be concerned about, rural Americans do indeed deal with many harsh issues.

Rural Americans work as many hours but earn far less and are more reliant on Social Security and the safety net to meet basic needs. Putting it plainly, compared to residents of metro areas, they have less education, poorer health, and are less likely to have access to decent affordable housing, public transportation, and quality medical care they can afford.

Is a one-size fits all deficit reduction plan appropriate? Read the Center for American Progress article HERE.

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