. . . Thursday, the Senate takes its first bite at the Trump administration’s infrastructure proposal during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. The panel includes telecom-savvy lawmakers such as Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (who is pushing to include dedicated funding to tackle the digital divide), so we’ll be tracking for mentions of broadband.
Source: POLITICO Morning Tech
Rural Broadband needs to have access to dedicated funds, as it lacks the dedicated organizations that other infrastructure sectors have.