In Virginia battleground district, Biden spending plan targets need for broadband access (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Spotsylvania, with the third-most votes in the 7th after Henrico and Chesterfield counties, is a mixture of one-third suburbs and two-thirds countryside, so expanding opportunities for broadband could be a potent political issue in a growing county of more than 136,000 people, said Stephen Farnsworth, director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg.