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Rural Americans

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Rural Americans
Recent Action
Helping development in rural areas
Democrats passed the Recovery Act, investing in the construction and renovation of water and wastewater systems, low-income housing loans, rural business programs, and the development of Forest Service facilities.
Increasing energy-related investments and disaster assistance
Democrats passed the Recovery Act, which invests heavily in biofuels research and development, renewable power, biomass electricity, and additional farm disaster assistance.
Providing food to low-income families
Democrats passed the Recovery Act, which increased benefits to low-income families through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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