New legislation could delay Biden administration's $42.5 billion broadband program by several months
President Joe Biden's $42.5 billion program to expand broadband faces a detour: Federal lawmakers want a bill that ensures that rural states are fully represented. Senators from both parties on Friday announced legislation that would require the Biden administration to perform an additional review before deciding how much funding each state will receive under the program. The bill would likely delay the final decision about state funding allocations by seven months, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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March 31, 2023 13:32 ET (17:32 GMT)
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