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Comments: Funding for Rural Broadband in Budget Deal

Background: The bipartisan budget deal announced today includes $20 Billion in infrastructure funding, including for rural broadband. 

The following statement is from Jonathan Spalter, president & CEO, USTelecom:

“It is encouraging to hear that the budget deal includes $20 Billion in funding for infrastructure, including for rural broadband. This is an important step forward to help bridge the digital divide and connect the hardest to reach areas. We look forward to continuing to work with Congress and the Administration to take all steps necessary to secure our nation’s broadband future.”