Rep Fischbach visits family farm to appreciate importance of rural broadband

West Central Tribune reports on Representative Fischbach’s recent visit in the field…

U.S. Rep. Michelle Fischbach visited Anderson Family Farms on July 15 for a tour of their family’s farm and facilities.

“Broadband is so important to [building] strong communities and broadband is part of that,” said Fischbach. “Making sure we have strong rural communities so that we can attract [workers] because today we’re going to be talking about the workforce and the need for [a strong] workforce in rural Minnesota.”

After the tour, the congresswoman met with members of the Minnesota Pork Producers Association and National Pork Producers Council to discuss concerns within the industry.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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