Senate Pushes for Dedicated Broadband Funds

 . . . 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.

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