Posts Tagged ‘rural’

Report warns of lack of nurses in rural areas

by MBJ Staff Published: November 9,2011

Tags: healthcare, medicine, nurses, nursing, rural

STARKVILLE — A rural health authority and demographer at Mississippi State University warns that fewer nursing students returning to less populated parts of the state could have serious consequences on health care. Ronald Cossman, an associate research professor at the university’s Social Science Research Center, said a survey of nursing students currently enrolled in Magnolia […] [...]

Lawmakers might examine rural water associations

by Associated Press Published: October 13,2011

Tags: Associations, corruption, lawmakers, rural, state government, utilities, water, water associations

JACKSON — State lawmakers could examine Mississippi’s rural water associations with an eye toward stronger regulation when the next legislative session begins in January. The interest comes after allegations surfaced about alleged wrongdoing at North Lee County Water Association and widespread customer complaints about being denied access to that association’s board meetings. “You need to […] [...]

AASHTO report: More roads needed in rural areas

by Wally Northway Published: August 31,2010

Tags: bridges, construction, highways, roads, rural, transportation, travel

WASHINGTON — Rising congestion in popular tourist destinations, inadequate roads to serve growing agricultural and energy output, and emerging cities that are not connected to the Interstate system all require immediate attention and investment to ensure that America’s rural areas stay connected. Yet too often policy discussions overlook the need to improve connectivity mobility outside […] [...]

Cochran co-sponsors bill backing rural practices

by Wally Northway Published: July 29,2010

Tags: doctors, healthcare, medicine, physicians, rural

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has affirmed his support for legislation to encourage more veterinarians to practice in rural areas by exempting a loan repayment program from federal taxes. Cochran is co-sponsoring the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act (S.3621), bipartisan legislation that would give tax-exempt status to the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment […] [...]

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