22 Feb

What Matters-Patrick Woodie-Wednesday, February 22, 2017-35 Minutes

Mark brings on Patrick Woodie, president of the NC Rural Economic Development Center, to talk about the “Future of Rural Banking in Rural North Carolina” symposium held on February 16 and the challenges discussed and possible solutions offered at the symposium. Also what are the biggest challenges facing North Carolina’s rural communities that the Center will be advocating the General Assembly to address during this legislative session and Patrick talks to us about the BRIGHT futures bill filed by Rep. John Szoka (R-Cumberland) and whether it is taxpayers’ responsibility to provide broadband access to rural communities.

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