Glenn Thompson In this image from video, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., speaks during House debates on Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)

House Republicans unveil Broadband for Rural America Act

Republicans on the House Committee on Agriculture introduced a new legislative package aimed at upping connectivity in rural America. The Broadband for Rural America Act was brought forward Thursday, which would provide more than $7 billion in authorizations for USDA broadband programs.