The $1.2 trillion dollar infrastructure bill recently passed by Congress will help upgrade roads, bridges and ports, and will make high-speed internet available throughout the nation. That’s the plan, at least. President Joe Biden says Americans will start seeing effects of the bill over the next few months. This week, TWILA’s Karl Wiggers shows us why these improvements will be crucial for Louisiana farmers, ranchers and rural residents.
On October 1, 2021 two informational meetings were held, similar to the ones shown in the video, in Bogalusa and Franklinton. Click here for video of the meeting held in Franklinton.. Senator Beth Mizell, Representative Malinda White, Parish President Richard Thomas and others are doing all they can to make improved broadband a reality. There's hope!