Funds for rural broadband may high $1 billion

Funds for rural broadband may high $1 billion

(The Middle Sq.) – A public listening to on rural broadband coverage emphasised the significance of federal funds to construct out high-speed web in rural areas, but additionally warned of the financial and regulatory limitations stopping growth in Pennsylvania. Federal funding is important: simply from the Infrastructure Funding and Jobs Act, Washington will provide $65…

$1.3 billion undertaking would reimagine former Pocono Manor as Margaritaville, with Amtrak connection to New York Metropolis

$1.3 billion undertaking would reimagine former Pocono Manor as Margaritaville, with Amtrak connection to New York Metropolis

POCONO TWP., Pa. – Officers introduced Monday plans for a $1.3 billion undertaking that may remodel the Poconos’ historic former Pocono Manor right into a household resort village named after singer Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville” that may embrace a resort, village, bar and grill, RV tenting space, and extra. As well as, builders will donate land…

Pennsylvania leaders disagree on the best way to spend remaining $1.7 billion ARPA funds

Pennsylvania leaders disagree on the best way to spend remaining $1.7 billion ARPA funds

(The Middle Sq.) – How Pennsylvania leaders will spend the remainder of the state’s $1.7 billion from the federal American Rescue Plan Act stays unclear, with each side maligning the spending priorities of the opposite. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf launched a plan in February that will use the funds in 5 totally different areas: $500…