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Recovery Act

Senate to Cut $302 Million from Broadband Stimulus Funds

WASHINGTON August 6, 2010 – Attached to yesterday’s Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Bill was an amendment which removed “$302 million in Recovery Act funding provided to the Department of Commerce for broadband grants.” The bill passed the Senate 61-38. Overall the amendment includes $7.5 billion in recessions as offsets. House Speaker Pelosi has already called… Keep Reading

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