Rural Broadband Funding Could Connect More Ohio Valley Communities To High-Speed Internet

Published by Morehead State Public Radio on February 27, 2019  by Liam Niemeyer  Head to the original posting to hear the audio. Vivian Livingood is the mayor of Gilbert, a southern West Virginia  town of under 500 people that has struggled for years without reliable internet. Livingood said that hampers Gilbert’s tourism, businesses and schools. “We get kicked off the …

Congress, USDA Take Action to Help Rural America

Bowling Green, Ky. (December 14, 2018) – Two important actions took place this week that will help provide relief for America’s families, businesses, farmers and ranchers, and small communities. Lawmakers passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced how $600 million in loans and grants will …