Federal funds flowing:Rep. Wilde goes to bat for Creswell broadband, shelter in Glenwood

Rep. Marty Wilde on Tuesday announced his spending requests for the federal American Rescue Plan Act will go toward helping communities recover from COVID-19 repercussions in the county, including requests for an expansion of Creswell broadband and a unhoused shelter in Glenwood. 

Each state legislator gets $2 million of a federally-funded $1.9 trillion stimulus to support their communities. Wilde said he determined his requests by prioritizing basic needs and investing in city-identified priorities. 

Wilde made spending requests for $80,000 to be used for Creswell broadband; $250 . . .