Healthy Rural Communities

Somewhere along the line, supporting Working-Class Values and growing the Middle Class took a back seat to liberal, coastal priorities. In the process, our rural communities, the heart of America’s Middle Class, have seen their economies decline, their infrastructure decay, and their way of life disappear. All the while, our Elected Officials and Political Parties Read More…

Fix the ACA

While we all recognize the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a.k.a. Obamacare is flawed, an honest assessment reveals a program that has done more good than expected, provided better healthcare for millions of patients, and established a foundation upon which we can improve. Healthcare is Force Multiplier in Today’s Economy. Fixing the ACA is a Crucial Read More…

Minimum Wage

The Minimum Wage is not just a number, it is a tool that provides a basic level of negotiating power to working Americans. Additionally, the minimum wage has a domino effect that improves the wages of higher-skilled / higher-paid workers. A strong minimum wage should lift working people out of poverty and set the foundation Read More…

Healthcare for All

Healthcare accounts for one-sixth of the U.S. economy and ten percent of the total jobs in the Oklahoma workforce. In addition to the direct impact of healthcare jobs, access to healthcare is essential to both the Economic Growth and Social Health of rural communities. Healthcare is Part of a Modern Economy’s Basic Infrastructure. To Grow Read More…