The Rural Center’s advocacy platform, Rural Counts: 10 Strategies for Rural North Carolina’s Future, presents a framework for creating a stronger rural economy in the context of a rapidly changing state. Within these strategies, the Rural Center will concentrate its advocacy efforts in 2019 on broadband, health care, and entrepreneurship.
Rural Counts team monitoring
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
Education and Workforce Development
Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Rural Development Funding & Technical Assistance
Other Bills of Interest