‘The internet is no longer a luxury’: $667M from USDA for rural broadband

Nearly $100 million will go toward grants for three projects in Alaska, which is receiving more than any other state in this round of funding

By: - August 21, 2023 4:00 am
(Image by John Lamb/Getty Images)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a new round of funding for rural broadband loans and grants. (Image by John Lamb/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.