Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Items Tagged with 'rural broadband'


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Taxes could complicate Biden infrastructure push

President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are readying their next big legislative push for a $2 trillion infrastructure package that he wants to pay for with corporate tax increases, which likely will make the measure a non-starter for Republican lawmakers and many farm groups.
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Elon Musk's plan to close rural broadband gap

Satellite internet has had its challenges over the years, but billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is attempting to vastly enhance connectivity and service speeds in a technology that could benefit some of the most rural parts of the country in the years ahead.
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Daybreak March 3: Vilsack’s goal: Address impact of racism

In an interview with Agri-Pulse, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said he’s open to helping aspiring Black farmers acquire the acreage they need by tapping federal land holdings. Vilsack made clear that his goal as secretary is to address the impact of a legacy of discrimination against minority farmers. It’s no longer an issue of just compensating producers who were the victims of discrimination themselves.

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