American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report
This report outlines a vision for how the Federal Government can increase broadband access and actions that Agencies are taking to increase private-sector investment in broadband. Previous attempts to expand broadband connectivity have made progress and provided valuable lessons that guide this Initiative. The report’s recommendations are grouped into three categories: streamlining Federal permitting processes to speed broadband deployment, leveraging Federal assets to lower the cost of broadband buildouts, and maximizing the impact of Federal funding.
Healthcare Broadband Grants
The Federal Communications Commission's Rural Health Care Fund supports healthcare facilities in rural areas.
The Lifeline Program helps families in need obtain voice and broadband connectivity services. Check your eligibility below:
Report to the President of the United States from the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity
On April 25, 2017, you established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790 and appointed me as its Chair. The purpose and function of this Task Force have been to identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote agriculture, economic development, job growth, infrastructure improvements, technological innovation, energy security, and quality of life in rural America. Read the report:
- Report to the President of the United States from the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity