Tag: Senate Commerce Committee

RELEASE: Blunt: “Improving the strength, safety & reliability of our infrastructure is critical for maintaining our state’s competitive advantage”

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, today released the following statement on President Trump’s infrastructure proposal: “As a hub for our nation’s highways, railways, and waterways, improving the strength, safety, and reliability of our infrastructure is critical for maintaining our state’s competitive advantage. The president’s focus on expediting new projects, leveraging federal dollars to boost state, local, and private-sector investment, and modernizing rural infrastructure, including broadband expansion, […]

RELEASE: Blunt commends President Trump’s action to expand rural broadband

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced new executive actions to promote broadband expansion in rural areas. “President Trump’s focus on expanding broadband to rural areas is good news for Missouri farmers, ranchers, and, most importantly, families,” Blunt said. “Today, an estimated 61 percent of rural Missourians lack access to broadband. By ending the digital divide, we will help […]