Advisory: First Lady Jill Biden to Travel to Alaska
On Wednesday, May 17th, First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Bethel, Alaska to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration's historic investments to expand broadband connectivity in Native American communities, including Alaska Native communities in Alaska's Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. These investments were made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and are part of President Biden's Investing in America agenda.
Dr. Biden's visit will be the first visit to Bethel, Alaska by a First Lady of the United States. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and U.S. Representative Mary Peltola will join the First Lady.
**All times are local.**
At 5:45 PM, the First Lady and Secretary Haaland will arrive at Bethel Airport in Bethel, AK. This arrival will be open press.
At 6:30 PM, the First Lady, Secretary Haaland, and Representative Peltola will deliver remarks at an Investing in America event to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration's historic investments to expand broadband connectivity in the region and statewide. This visit will be open press.
For interested media, RSVP HERE by Tuesday, May 16th at 12:00 PM.
Jill Biden, Advisory: First Lady Jill Biden to Travel to Alaska Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361747