Rep. Ted Budd Proposes $50 Million in Rural Broadband Funding

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has submitted an amendment to the FY 2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration Appropriations bill designating $50 million in funding to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect Program.

Read the full text of the amendment HERE

Rep. Budd said in a statement:

“The USDA’s ReConnect Program has already helped bridge the digital divide in North Carolina, and my amendment will take another critical step in this mission.”

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