Hearing to Review Rural Broadband Programs Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
| Nov 19, 2009 11:00am
WASHINGTON – On November 19, 2009, Congressman Mike McIntyre, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, and Foreign Agriculture, held a hearing to review the progress made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Commerce to award grants to expand broadband access in rural areas.
Hon. Jonathan S. Adelstein , Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Hon. Lawrence E. Strickling , Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.