The Emergency Connectivity Fund has now committed $6.5 billion to help schools and libraries.
The states will use their funding through the Capital Projects Fund to connect more than 180,000 homes and businesses.
Christopher Ali wrote a book about the failures of rural broadband policies and leadership last year.
'There are just an incredible amount of even management positions that would be well-suited to develop through an apprentice program.'
The CPF allows the state to contribute more money toward builds, the state official said.
State officials discussed working with academic, community and industry partners to craft its broadband maps.
Kansas, Maine, Maryland and Minnesota are among the awardees.
The state is optimistic that multiple sources of funding from federal programs will close the digital divide.
The first wave of money from the $10-billion federal Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund was announced Tuesday.
Treasury's Capital Projects Fund becomes all the more important with the release of NOFO for the NTIA's BEAD program.
“We have put our thumb on the scale for fiber,” said Joseph Wender, director the Treasury Department's broadband fund.
ILSR and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance team up for two-hour livestream event on March 16 from 2-4 p.m. ET
Broadband Breakfast is kicking off a year-in-review with key developments in digital infrastructure.
The rules will give Capital Projects Fund applicants authority to decide what's 'affordable, reliable, and unserved.'