WASHINGTON- Over the past week, many small and rural telecommunications providers have taken FCC Chairman Pai’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge to help customers retain voice and broadband access in the event of coronavirus-caused economic distress. However, without payment, many small providers will struggle to keep their networks functioning and Americans connected.
SALINA, KS – On Thursday, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., helped welcome two truckloads of much needed Personal Protection Equipment to Kansas. These supplies, which include face masks, gloves, and gowns, will be much needed should the COVID-19 infection rate increase in Kansas. This equipment is needed to protect nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and other medical staff.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS) and Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today urged U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to ensure relief for rural America, specifically cattle ranchers, is included in any Phase III COVID-19 stimulus agreement.
U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. released the following statement in response to the first confirmed case of Coronavirus in Kansas: