USDA releases $401 million to fight rural poverty

At Berea College in eastern Kentucky, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 26 community development organizations will be able to draw on $401 million in funding to reduce rural poverty through building or improving essential facilities and services, such as education and health care. Ninety percent of U.S. counties with long-term poverty—rates above 20 percent for 30… » Read More

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