Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced “Accessible, Affordable Internet for All,” a companion bill to Rep James Clyburn’s (D-SC) bill by the same name that’s aimed at closing the digital divide.

Components include an $80bln investment over five years to deploy broadband infrastructure, $5bln over five years for low-interest financing of broadband, and a $50 monthly discount on internet plans for low-income Americans. It also reserves $5bln for students without internet connections and authorizes funding for WiFi on school buses.

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The FCC ’s Office of Inspector General alerted Emergency Broadband Benefit providers Monday to improper program enrollments being made in connection with the USDA National School Lunch Program’s Community

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