USDA Invests $86 Million in Rural Broadband Service in Eight States Including Texas

The following was a press release issued by the USDA on June 24, 2020 WASHINGTON, June 24, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $86 million in rural broadband service(PDF, 110 KB) for 17,000 people and businesses in eight states. “Access to high-speed broadband internet, or e-Connectivity, is a cornerstone of prosperity anywhere, …

House passes broadband access bill sponsored by Brooks

Published by CNHI News Indiana on May 21, 2019 By Ken de la Bastide ANDERSON – With more Americans than ever relying on the internet, the U.S. House has passed legislation to increase access to broadband services. The bipartisan legislation, authored by Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., would help expand broadband access in underserved areas and create …