Vilsack on rural broadband funds

The USDA has started taking applications for more than $1-Billion in loans and grants for high-speed internet in rural areas. Ag Secretary Vilsack says another $2-Billion will be added to the ReConnect program from the newly passed bipartisan infrastructure law with those funds available in 2022.

Vilsack calls high-speed internet “the new electricity” – saying it must be “reliable, affordable and available to everyone.” He says the funding will “go a long way” toward reaching that goal in rural America.

Add Comment

Your email address will not be published.


Stay Up to Date

Subscribe for our newsletter today and receive relevant news straight to your inbox!