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Broadband Stimulus

Baucus Proposes Cutting Broadband Build Out to Fund Tax Credits: Cut Programs That Create Jobs to Fund What Doesn't?

Harold Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harold Feld

Politicians, news reporters, and now voters have become obsessed with deficit reduction. Unfortunately, this "deficit cutting fever" now threatens the money previously allocated for the broadband stimulus programs.

Government's Broadband Investment Irks Companies

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — When Congress included $7.2 billion for broadband in last year's stimulus bill, its goal was to bring high-speed Internet connections a...

Biden Unveils Federal Broadband Stimulus Projects

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced the first $182 million in federal stimulus money for 18 projects to expand hig...