The Rural Broadband Association is giving its support to a bill introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Min., that would provide a program for large wireless carriers to make unused spectrum available for rural carriers.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA plans to provide rural electric cooperatives up to $250 million to lend to business and residential customers for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems
Sens. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb., said that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Clyburnâ€™s decision to take action to address rural call completion problems is good news for rural economies
Rural communities, and especially farmers, could benefit significantly from increased USDA resources and funding for energy efficiency, according to a report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the availability of nearly $40 million to provide housing for farmworkers and their families. USDA says the funds are part of a larger effort to support the rural economy