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

$16.9-million Arkansas project will serve Phillips County

By: - August 21, 2023 5:15 am
Fiber optic cables streaming data.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a new round of funding for rural broadband loans and grants. (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.