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USDA Invites You to a ReConnect Regulation Webinar

Erin McDuff
Release Date

Join the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development for a webinar on the ReConnect regulation, published Feb. 26, 2021, which codifies policies and procedures for the ReConnect Program.

There will be two opportunities to participate in this webinar.

          What:    ReConnect Regulation Webinar
          When:   Tuesday, March 30, 2021 @ 11:00 am PST
          Where:  Online
          How:     Register for free today

          What:    ReConnect Regulation Webinar
          When:   Wednesday, April 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am PST
          Where:  Online
          How:     Register for free today

During the webinar, USDA's Rural Utilities Service Assistant Administrator Laurel Leverrier and ReConnect Program Director Ken Kuchno will provide an overview of both rounds of ReConnect Program funding, an in-depth discussion of the new ReConnect regulation, and review the public comment process and program timeline.

Beginning on Feb. 26, Rural Development also began accepting public comments on the new regulation. Comments will be accepted through April 27, 2021. You can submit your comments at www.regulations.gov.

Questions related to USDA Telecommunications Programs in Oregon and Washington State may be directed to John Holman, Telecommunications General Field Representative, (503) 310-7692. Those with project proposals outside of Oregon and Washington should contact USDA Rural Development in the corresponding state.