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News stories from the past 60 days.

Mar 18, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $91 million through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program to help rural recipients make infrastructure improvements and provide essential facilities. 16 projects in 12 states have been funded, impacting nearly 300,000 people.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb 28, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the investment of $122 million through the Electric Loan Program to expand and update rural electric systems in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. More then $7 million will finance smart grid technologies.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb 22, 2019 - Details a recent study which found that opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the last twenty years. This study also found that the highest rates at present are in eight Eastern states: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, and Ohio. Additionally, it found a 26% increase in opioid overdose deaths among African Americans between 2016 and 2017, which is the largest increase among any racial group.
Source: U.S. News and World Report

Last Updated: 3/19/2019