U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairman Michael Copps and U.S. Department of Commerce Senior Advisor and Acting Chief of Staff Rick Wade announced the kickoff of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s (ARRA) broadband initiative. Vilsack, Copps and Wade discussed the implementation of the broadband initiatives funded by the ARRA, initiatives critical for building a 21st Century information infrastructure and creating jobs in communities across the country.
Vilsack, Copps and Wade Kick Off American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Broadband Initiative.
Bureaus Establish Comment Date for Report on Rural Broadband Strategy.
FCC, NTIA and RUS to Hold Joint Meeting March 10, 2009 on Broadband Initiatives Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.