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12.30.2019 -

Q&A: New Maps Help Communities and Investors Focus on Opportunities

A new mapping tool provides data and information to catalog opportunities and difficulties in local rural economies. The organization that created the maps says the data visualization tools are designed to help policymakers, investors, funders and local economic developers create jobs and development in rural communities. The Center on Rural Innovation’s (CORI) Rural Opportunity ...

12.29.2019 -

What Maine can learn from Vermont’s program that pays people to move there

Vermont has been getting headlines recently for a program that pays people up to $10,000 to relocate there and work remotely. And rightly so — it’s an interesting approach that attempts to confront a demographic challenge facing Vermont, Maine and many other states.