LATEST SENATOR McCASKILL
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, the top-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, today wrote to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price asking for answers on how his department will support healthcare in rural communities. McCaskill’s letter comes after recently proposed budget cuts to the agency and asks how it will implement recommendations to support rural healthcare. Over two million Missourians live in rural areas, and 46 of the 50 counties in the state with an above-average mortality rate are in rural areas.
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