They say the world is getting smaller and more connected. This may be true if you live in a large city. However, if you live in a rural area, you may feel more isolated and disconnected. Quite frankly, it’s frustrating. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst is co-sponsoring legislation aimed at helping change this disconnect.
Audio: Full Interview with Senator Joni Ernst
Senator Joni Ernst joined Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to introduce the Access Rural America Act to help alleviate burdens on small, rural internet providers. Senator Ernst explains.
Senator Ernst says the legislation also encourages investment in broadband infrastructure.
Senator Ernst says she knows first-hand how unreliable rural internet service can be.