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USDA to invest millions to improve community infrastructure for people living in rural Iowa towns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The USDA is investmenting millions of dollars to improve community infrastructure for people living in rural Iowa towns, the agency announced.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh this week announced that USDA is investing $1 billion to build and improve critical community facilities in 48 states, Puerto Rico and Guam, with Iowa scoring millions for its small towns. This infrastructure funding will increase access to health care, education and public safety while spurring community development and building sound infrastructure for people living in rural communities.

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“The Biden-Harris Administration has made investing in infrastructure improvements a top priority,” Bronaugh said. “These loans and grants will help rural communities invest in facilities and services that are vital to all communities, such as health care facilities, schools, libraries, and first responder vehicles and equipment. When we invest in essential services in rural America, we build opportunity and prosperity for the people who call rural communities home.”

Bronaugh highlighted 731 projects that USDA is making in five programs that will fund essential community services to help rural America build back better, stronger and more equitably than ever before. These programs include Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants, Community Facilities Loan Guarantees, Community Facilities Technical Assistance Training Grants, Community Facilities Disaster Grants, and Economic Impact Initiative Grants. The projects will finance emergency response vehicles and equipment; build or improve hospitals and clinics and help fund other essential community facilities. Bronaugh underscored the critical role that Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama, Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, had in fighting for additional funding for the Community Facilities Direct Loans, which made many of these investments in critical rural infrastructure possible.

For example, in Iowa, the city of Sabula is receiving a $225,000 Community Facilities Disaster Grant to purchase a fire tanker/pumper truck. The city’s current pumper truck is nearly 20 years old, beyond its useful life and has expired equipment. This project will help the city purchase a new truck and new equipment to improve fire protection services for the city’s 576 residents.

More than 100 types of projects are eligible for Community Facilities funding. Eligible applicants include municipalities, public bodies, nonprofit organizations and federally recognized Native American tribes. Projects must be in rural areas with a population of 20,000 or less.


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I am pretty sure our governor will take advantage of this and tell us all how she is improving the infrastructure of our small towns with some help from the USDA.

JUST READ – You have been DUPED MORE OR LESS = Most of the 1.2 trillllion dollars in the infrastucture bill will be for the green new deal = charging stations along major hiways for electric vehicles and security(speed camera installation surveillance along same – the old Bait and SQWITCH routine – but did you expect a fair deal from the marxists now in charege – usually after sex you get a kiss – hang on it will come after the next affair. What a cruel joke they played a(s always.) PS google it and see for yourself wokie jokie.

Mostly propaganda – the top po thole Buttakeg is a farce – as reported last week much of this money in the infrastructure bill is diverted to other projects such as the green new deal – do you think we will have a truckers protest in the US – sure hope so.

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