ERIC Number: EJ633472
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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New Assistance for Low-Income Areas and Infrastructure.
Reeder, Richard J.
Rural America, v16 n2 p26-34 Sum 2001
Changes in federal policy affecting rural development in economically distressed areas in 2001 include new markets initiatives, establishment of the (Mississippi River) Delta Regional Authority, and increased infrastructure funding. Infrastructure priorities include highway construction, airport improvements, public works grants, rural telecommunications, water and sewer systems, and rural school improvement. Implications of definition changes concerning metropolitan areas are discussed. (TD)
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Facilities Improvement, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Poverty Areas, Public Policy, Rural Development, Rural Schools
For full text: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra162.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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