The Hagstrom Report, Jerry Hagstrom, 7/29/202

“Sen. Chuck Grasssley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., have announced that a measure they introduced to improve access to mental health care in rural America and curb rising suicide rates among farmers cleared the Senate last week as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and that it was also included in the House version of the NDAA, which passed that chamber.…”

Read More: https://myruralamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/TheHagstromReportFarmerMentalHealth.pdf

See Congress.gov, S.2599 Seeding Rural Resilience Act at https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2599/text The bill was originally introduced in 2019 by Senators Charles Grassley (IA-R) and Jon Tester (MT-D)

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