Secretary Perdue to Hold Virtual Press Conference TOMORROW Perdue announces investments in high-speed broadband internet connectivity in rural New Mexico

United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Office of Communications
press@oc.usda.gov
(Washington, D.C., May 4, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte will host a virtual press conference TOMORROW, Tuesday, May 5th at 12:00pm MT (2:00pm ET). Secretary Perdue will be announcing millions in ReConnect Program investments that will bring high-speed broadband internet to thousands of people living in New Mexico’s rural communities. Secretary Perdue and New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Witte to participate in a Virtual Broadband ReConnect Announcement CeremonyWHAT: Secretary Perdue and New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Witte will announce new investments made in broadband through USDA’s ReConnect Program. This investment will increase e-connectivity, benefitting thousands of households in rural New Mexico. WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 at 12:00pm MT (2:00pm ET)WHEREhttps://usfs.zoomgov.com/j/16194206399 Password: usdanm *NOTE: Media interested in covering these events should RSVP to press@usda.gov by TODAY, Monday, May 4th, at 6:00pm ET.