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Rural Jobs Coalition News

Why Is Pay Lagging? Maybe Too Many Mergers in the Heartland

January 25, 2018

North Carolina Struggles to Draw Businesses to Countryside

Valerie Bauerlein
January 22, 2018

Goodbye, George Bailey: Decline of Rural Lending Crimps Small-Town Business

The Wall Street Journal
Ruth Simon and Coulter Jones
December 25, 2017

New equity funds ignite rural renaissance and some renewables

Agri Pulse
Jonathan H. Harsch
December 12, 2017

VC investment in US agtech keeps growing [datagraphic]

Dana Olsen, Reilly Hammond
August 8, 2017

Rural Economy Population Migration

United States Department of Agriculture
June 15, 2017

VCs see fertile ground in agtech

Joanna Glasner
May 13, 2017

Rural Business Leader Points to Rural-Urban Interdependence

Kiowa County Press
Ben Rowley
February 14, 2017

The Real Way to "Bring Jobs Back" to Rural America

Paste Magazine
Ben Gran
January 27, 2017

Restoring rural America: community building in the modern era

Farm and Dairy
Ivory Harlow
January 27, 2017

First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?

Maine Biz
January 19, 2017

A Rebounding Economy Remains Fragile for Many

New York Times
Binyamin Appelbaum, Patricia Cohen and Jack Healy
September 15, 2016

Rural America Is Back in Business

Tom Vilsack
September 1, 2016

A very bad sign for all but America’s biggest cities

The Washington Post
Jim Tankersley
May 22, 2016

A map of where U.S. job growth is spiking

Sean Langlois
February 23, 2016

Investments in small business revive whole neighborhoods

San Francisco Chronicle
Maurice Jones and Joseph Horiye
February 17, 2016

Big Banks Cut Back on Loans to Small Business

Ruth Simon
November 26, 2015