PA politicians may eliminate a government agency that was set up to study the issues impacting rural residents

04.10.17 | Terry Diener

House Republicans say eliminating the Center for Rural Pennsylvania would be part of a broader push to eliminate duplicate services.  

But state Senate, where support for t remains strong, particularly due to recent research by the center’s staff documenting the spread of the heroin crisis across Pennsylvania.

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania was created in 1987 to identify and research issues impacting the welfare of rural residents.