Forest Service Invests in Rural Road Maintenance

41 states receive funding under the Secure Rural Schools program to improve roads and escape routes in national forests. The U.S. Forest Service invested $232 million this month…

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USDA Awards Rural Energy Grants

$2.2 billion investment to increase electric reliability for 2 million rural residents. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that 39 rural energy projects have been selected to…

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DOT Funds Infrastructure Projects Through 2 Grant Programs

Grants focus on complex infrastructure under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Department of Transportation announced the release of $4.9 billion to fund 37 uniquely large and complex infrastructure…

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Treasury Approves Funding for New York High-Speed Internet

$228 million in competitive grants made available to the state Municipal Infrastructure Program. The Department of the Treasury approved $228 million for high-speed internet construction in New York,…

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Transportation Department Funds EV Charging Station Upgrades

Nearly 4,500 stations will be repaired or replaced. The Department of Transportation awarded $150 million to 20 states to improve their existing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. This…

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New Highway Emission Rules Released by Administration

Some senators voice opposition to the climate agenda rules. On Thanksgiving eve, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a set of new highway regulations dealing with emissions. Under the…

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Economic Research Service Releases 2023 Rural America Report

USDA Secretary responds to increase in rural population The USDA’s Economic Research Service recently released the 2023 Rural America at a Glance Report, which examines the annual rural…

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USDA Announces Advancement of Agricultural Carbon Markets

 The report identifies challenges and solutions to pave the way for sustainable climate action in farming and forestry. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released a report,…

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USDA’s ReConnect Program Continues to Bridge Digital Divide

The broadband internet initiative will provide $700 million to rural and unserved communities. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the ReConnect Program, an initiative…

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HHS Invests in Rural Medical Residencies

The programs are intended to address the shortage of healthcare professionals in rural areas. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $11 million to 15 rural…

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