Rural Communities Fear Budget Cuts Will Hit Hard

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Dee Davis, president, Center for Rural Strategies
Kyle Hopkins, reporter, Anchorage Daily News
Kelley Snowden, program manager, Center for Regional Heritage Research at Stephen F. Austin University

The percentage of Americans living in rural areas is shrinking. As rural America changes, programs that serve those areas, like postal facilities and subsidies for commercial aviation service, are being reevaluated.

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