Apr 27, 2021
This is the first of our four-part series showcasing rural hospitals, produced in collaboration with and underwritten by the Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH). Michelle talks with Dr. Nancy Dickey, CORH’s executive director and David Walker, CEO of George E. Weems Memorial Hospital in Apalachicola, Florida....
Apr 23, 2021
"The American Jobs Plan is not about one particular area of the country. This plan is truly an all-American investment in our workers." — Martin Walsh. Listen to our 10-minute interview with the new Secretary of Labor right now.
Apr 20, 2021
In this first of a three-part series, Michelle talks with Tony Pipa of the Brookings Institution and Janet Topolsky of the Aspen Institute about the opportunity for the Biden-Harris administration to modernize and improve U.S. policy to support equitable rural development. Drawing upon the landmark report recently...
Apr 14, 2021
Michelle chats with attorneys Ming Wong of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Michelle Garcia from New Mexico Legal Aid about protecting the legal rights of LGBTQ people in rural areas. There are more than 3 million rural LGBTQ residents, according to Wong. Garcia says that many LGBTQ individuals in rural...
Apr 9, 2021
Michelle discusses the importance of rural economic development
and USDA’s loan programs with two experts in the field: Thomas
Kimsey, President & CEO of Thomas USAF and past President of
the National Rural Lenders’ Roundtable and Bill Broydrick of
Broydrick & Associates, lobbyist for the National