Strickling and Ohio Democrats Poised to Announce Broadband Spending on Low-Income Communities
March 1st, 2010
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2010 – Assistant Secretary Lawrence Strickling, Sen. Sherrod Brown, and Ohio Representatives Dennis Kucinich, Zack Space and Betty Sutton – all Democrats – are scheduled to announce federal spending aimed at bridging the technological divide and increasing economic opportunities in low-income communities in Cleveland, Akron, and Zanesville, Ohio.
Broadband Providers Applaud as Stimulus Bill Heads to White House
February 14th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Broadband service providers can breathe a sigh of relief as the economic stimulus package — with the provisions for high-speed internet services intact, headed to the President’s desk after a marathon day of voting by lawmakers.
Stimulus Compromise Awards $7.2 Billion for Broadband, Splits Funding Between Agencies
February 13th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Advocates for federal promotion of broadband access breathed easier after a congressional conference committee reported a final version of the economic stimulus bill with $7.2 billion for broadband – more than either chamber had allocated individually.