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  • Department of Agriculture’s Rural Prosperity Report

    January 8, 2018 By  in Telecom, Broadband
    Telecom, Broadband

    Earlier this year, President Trump issued an executive order establishing the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity “to ensure the informed exercise of regulatory authority that impacts agriculture and rural communities.” Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue was selected to serve as the chair. The task force identified over 100 recommendations for the federal…

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  • The Resurgence of Rural America

    November 28, 2016 By  in Energy

    Rural America may not have turned the corner yet. But it has its blinker lights on. The nation’s rural communities are witnessing a bump in family incomes and a reduction in poverty levels, putting them in their best economic shape since before the 2007-2009 recession. Those are the encouraging findings in the Department of Agriculture’s…

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