USDA to spend $500 million extending high-speed internet to rural America

The money includes $20 million in grants and loans for Baker, Grant and Malheur counties

By: - September 26, 2022 5:30 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture investment means many low-income people in Malheur County (pictured here) along with Baker and Grant counties will have access to affordable high-speed internet. (Malheur Enterprise)

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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.