Walden Statement on Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Farm Bill, which included several key provisions to support broadband infrastructure. The bill now heads to President Trump’s desk for his signature.
Several Energy and Commerce Committee priorities were in the Farm Bill, including:
Greatly improved coordination of funding by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), providing the Energy and Commerce Committee further oversight to...