06. May 2010 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., called the grant “a two-part victory for the Northeast Kingdom – improved electricity reliability and an enhanced broadband backbone that will expand the smart grid and broadband access.”

Commenting on the grant, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., “During the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, there is no better time to invest in good-paying jobs for Vermont working families while making much-needed infrastructure improvements.”

via Schedule for May 2010.