To date a Native American women has not served in Congress. The 2018 mid-term elections could see that statistic change. According to The New York Times there are nearly 40 Alaskan Native, Native American and native Hawaiian women running for office this year.
The Opportunity Zones program was established by Congress in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act to spur long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The program is based on the bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service (USDA RHS) encourages housing properties and community facilities financed through the Rural Housing Service to participate in the Summer Food Service Program.
California’s tech regions have shown strong job gains in recent years, but a new report highlights the state’s more rural regions as leading job growth. According to the latest UCLA Anderson Forecast, California’s Inland Empire and San Joaquin Valley, along with Sacramento, are outpacing the San Francisco Bay Area in posting job gains.
California trailer park residents are more likely to have polluted water and poor water delivery than residents using other municipal utilities, according to a recent study in the journal Environmental Justice.