Trump Administration Invests $3.1 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure; Highlights Record Investments in FY 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing an additional $3.1 billion to build or improve rural electric infrastructure in 25 states (PDF, 174 KB), and he highlighted a record level of funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020 to upgrade infrastructure.