U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Advance Broadband-Focused Disaster Resiliency Efforts In Jasper, Texas

The following is a press release published on the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s website on September 19, 2019  Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 September 19, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $600,000 grant to the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, Jasper, Texas, to help complete an engineering …

Washington invests $6 million in rural broadband access, clean energy infrastructure

Published by KIRO 7 on May 22, 2019 Washington state announced a $6 million investment Monday in rural broadband internet and clean energy infrastructure in six counties. The investment included $3.2 million in low-interest loans and $2.67 in grants for infrastructure projects that target rural broadband, business growth and job creation in Clallam, Kitsap, Mason, Whatcom and Yakima counties. It was …

State Funding in Washington for Rural Broadband a ‘Start,’ County Leaders Say

Editor’s Note: May 13-20 is the 7th annual Infrastructure Week. America’s future will be shaped by the infrastructure choices we make today and that includes expanding broadband access. So let’s #BuildForTomorrow. To learn more about this week, click here. The following was published in the Daily Chronicle on May 10, 2019 by Alex Brown  The $21.5 million in Washington state’s construction budget …