Senator Hawley Statement on USDA $2.9 Million Broadband Investment in Cape Girardeau County

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $2.9 million investment in broadband service in Cape Girardeau County. This investment is part of the $100 million in grant funding made available for the ReConnect Pilot Program through the CARES Act.

“Broadband is a lifeline for rural communities across our state. This investment in Cape Girardeau County will increase internet access for students, boost economic resiliency in the local economy, and provide high-speed internet across the region.”