rural america

President Trump’s proposed $4.75 trillion budget doesn’t have places like North Dakota in mind. Desired cuts to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) including changes to the premium subsidy for crop insurance, cuts to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department ...

President Trump and Congress are in discussions on how to change the funding formula for our nation’s highways. One of the topics on the table is flipping the current funding formula upside down. “Trump’s proposal is to flip the 80-20 ...

The Executive Budget proposal released from President Trump demonstrates why Democrats need to refocus on the working class and rural America. Multiple analyses have shown the negative impacts of Trump’s proposal would disproportionately harm rural Americans, low-income workers, and senior ...

Dear Democratic National Committee, I’m writing you as a recently defeated Democratic State Senator in the “Red State” of North Dakota to talk about rural America. I’ve heard you may be interested in learning about us after the results of the 2016 election. Some of you ...