Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the funding of 126 new Recovery Act broadband infrastructure projects in 38 states and Native American tribal areas. A complete list of projects receiving Recovery Act broadband grant awards today can be accessed here.

In all, $1.2 billion will be invested in the 126 broadband infrastructure projects through funding made available through the Recovery Act. An additional $117 million in private investment will be leveraged, bringing the total funds invested to $1.31 billion.

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FCC Renews Consumer Advisory Committee

FCC chmn Ajit Pai renewed the charter of its Consumer Advisory Committee for an 11th two-year term, selecting 29 members for the group. American Consumer Institute

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