GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — United States Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey announced on Monday that Pennsylvania was approved for federal funding that will be directed towards high-speed internet infrastructure.

The funding will come from the Capitol Projects Fund, which was established under the American Rescue Plan, and will focus on getting high-speed internet throughout the Commonwealth, specifically in rural communities.

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Assuring all Pennsylvanians have internet access will help small businesses compete within the ever-growing digital realm.

Senator Casey was joined by state, local, and Biden administration officials to announce the funding.