KSTP-TV: What experts say $100 million in broadband funding will do for Minnesota

EXCERPT: “The new $1 trillion dollar infrastructure package — passed by Congress Friday night — invests billions in spending. For Minnesota, there will be more than $5-billion for road, bridge, and public transit improvements. There will also be tens of millions for broadband, which is expected to have a major impact on the state’s rural communities. ‘It opens up a whole new world, really,’ says Gary Wertish, the president of the Minnesota Farmers Union. ‘We have an aging population in rural communities, a shrinking population. This is one way we can bring that back.'” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/3EY3ElO