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Funding To Expand Access To High-Speed Internet

 

Last updated 10/25/2021 at 1:12pm



U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday a significant expansion of access to high-speed internet, health care and educational services for thousands of rural North Carolinians.

The announcement continues to move forward President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda by prioritizing economic growth in rural America and investing in the backbone of the country – the middle class, according to a USDA news release.

“For too long, the ‘digital divide’ has left too many people living in rural communities behind: unable to compete in the global economy...



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