“Internet access will have the same dramatic impact on rural communities as the rural electrification efforts in the last century,” Clyburn tweeted of the bill, which he previewed at the INCOMPAS virtual conference last month. “This pandemic has further widened the digital divide and exposed the urgent need to enact the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act,” said Clyburn.
It may be affordable, but the price tag for the government will be $100 billion. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-04-23T01:20:00-04:00March 11th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on Rep. James Clyburn Re-Introduces $100 Billion Internet-for-All Bill