Rural Health Advocacy Efforts

The New England Rural Health Association is an affiliate of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 20,000 members. The association's mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues. NRHA membership consists of a diverse collection of individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.

To learn about National Legislation, visit the NRHA website at

Not sure who your member of Congress is? Look it up here.  

To access a directory for the House of Representatives, click here.

To access a directory for the Senate, click here.

On a regional level, the Association is always interested in identifying regional rural health issues as well as identifying ways we can help advocate for our rural residents and the rural health safety net. We encourage you to submit your ideas via email using this form.



State Legislation

Information on all state legislation, including bill status, can be found here: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Find out who your state legislators are on

Learn more about your state's U.S. senators and representatives at

Federal Legislation

The NRHA serves as a national voice for rural health issues, visit their site, for more information.

View or track federal legislation on THOMAS, a resource at the Library of Congress.

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is another important resources for rural leaders.