Former GOP lawmakers want issue out of presidential election, but . . .

BPC Preps To Bring Rural Health To Forefront Of 2020 Campaigns

By Michelle M. Stein
June 13, 2019 at 4:01 PM
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) said the Bipartisan Policy Center’s rural health task force plans to release policy recommendations in 2020 and hopes to bring rural health issues to the forefront of candidates’ agendas -- but two former GOP lawmakers on the task force said rural health proposals shouldn't become a part of a presidential debate or they could become too divisive to get through Congress. Instead, they suggested lawmakers focus on discrete actions that could help rural...

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