Coal’s decline has forced staunchly anti-Obamacare politicians to reconsider Medicaid expansion, while rural communities depend on telehealth more than ever.
The coronavirus pandemic has hammered healthcare systems for rural populations already struggling with the loss of coal jobs and health coverage.
Coal communities in Appalachia and Wyoming are vital revenue engines for huge portions of the rural U.S., and they face devastation with little time to adjust to new realities.
As the coronavirus crisis ravages the country, biking is experiencing a renaissance of sorts.
The state’s largest gas utility plans to invest $30 million a year in a bid to replace 5% of fossil gas by 2024.