USDA Invests $4.3 Million in Rural Broadband for New York Families

IRVING, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2019 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $4.3 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 1,000 rural households on the Seneca Nation’s Cattaraugus Territory in western New York. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect Pilot Program investments.