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(North Carolina) – ON THURSDAY, APRIL 21st, Rural Voices USA, the bipartisan coalition working to advance issues that support rural America, hosted a virtual town hall on important upcoming investments in rural broadband across North Carolina. The town hall included the Biden Administration’s broadband policy lead, Governor Cooper’s rural broadband lead, leaders from the state legislature working to advance broadband access and a prominent rural educator and business owner.
The town hall discussed upcoming investments in rural broadband that will support educators, students, seniors, rural residents and others across North Carolina. Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill passed by Congress last year included $65 billion in national rural broadband investments.
Lisa Hone, White House Senior Advisor for Broadband
Nathan Denny, Deputy Secretary for Broadband and Digital Equity for Governor Roy Cooper
State Senator Natalie Murdock (D) SD-20 (Durham and Chatham County)
State Representative Terry Brown Jr. (D) HD-92 (Mecklenburg County)
Marie Goode, Rural educator