Four Kentucky infrastructure projects awarded more than $33 million in federal funding

BY: - June 28, 2023

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to be in Lexington Thursday to highlight more than $33 million in federal grant funding for four transportation infrastructure projects. According to a U.S. Department of Transportation press release, the funds come from the RAISE discretionary grant fund. Funding in the 2023 Fiscal Year will go to rural […]

Money for broadband is here. The work of connecting Kentuckians could take years.

BY: - June 27, 2023

LOUISVILLE — With more than $1 billion on its way to connect Kentuckians who have poor or nonexistent internet access, a roundtable of government leaders and telecommunications executives on Tuesday gave a window into the years of work that lie ahead to make broadband a reality throughout the state. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear joined the […]

Beshear, McConnell, Biden hail $42 billion to connect all Americans to high-speed broadband

BY: and - June 26, 2023

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell hailed a White House announcement Monday that Kentucky will receive almost $1.1 billion to expand broadband internet access. The funding is part of $42.45 billion unveiled by the Biden administration to connect all Americans to high-speed broadband internet by the end of the decade. The […]

Funding for 33 rural broadband projects unveiled by USDA

BY: - June 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday announced it will send $714 million to help rural areas in 19 states connect to the internet. “The president honestly believes that in order to have the fullest opportunity available to bring manufacturing back, to bring precision agriculture, to reconnect young people to economic opportunity in rural places, […]

Biden, McConnell, governors trumpet bipartisan funding for Ohio River bridge

BY: - January 4, 2023

COVINGTON — President Joe Biden, joined by senators and governors from both sides of the political aisle and the Ohio River, came to Kentucky Wednesday to celebrate the bipartisanship that’s bringing a long-awaited upgrade of the Brent Spence Bridge and other critical infrastructure around the country. “A bridge built over half a century ago, having […]

Biden visiting Covington Wednesday to talk infrastructure, jobs in wake of toll-free funding plan for I-75 bridge

BY: - January 2, 2023

This article is republished from the Northern Kentucky Tribune. President Joe Biden is to visit Covington Wednesday to tout how his economic plan is rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure, using the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project as a major example. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, U.S. Senate Republican Mitch McConnell of Louisville and […]