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Infrastructure bill pours $2.5 billion into Nebraska roads and bridges

Kearney Hub 30 Nov 2021
John Stinner of Gering, chairman of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee, says those recommendations will be made by the Department of Transportation in allocating the new funds to specific road and bridge projects and by the Public Service Commission in identifying areas for federally funded expansion of rural broadband service.

MCNC ready for next decade of 12 Days of Broadband

Ashe Post & Times 29 Nov 2021
17, the 12 Days of Broadband�will feature a dozen stories on how broadband impacts communities in North Carolina as well as previews what's to come in 2022 ... NCREN is the fundamental broadband infrastructure for over 850 of these institutions including all public K-20 education in North Carolina ... Copyright � 2020 by Mountain Times Publications.

Augustus to ask Worcester City Council to create Latino Advisory Commission

Worcester Telegram 29 Nov 2021
Augustus wrote that when asked to rank priorities as stated in the American Rescue Plan Act language, 27% chose investing in water, sewer and broadband infrastructure, 24% chose support for public health expenditures, 23% chose addressing negative economic impacts caused by the ...

Sapporo says it can hold 2030 Olympics and also save money

Federal News Radio 29 Nov 2021
Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto said at a news conference he would conduct a public opinion survey early next year ... “We will communicate our ideas about the bid for the Games and figure out the expectations and concerns of the public about the Winter Olympics and Paralympics,” the statement said.

Insulin, climate, transportation: Wild talks Build Back Better and infrastructure

Pocono Record 29 Nov 2021
The $1 trillion infrastructure law deals with physical infrastructure, such as roads and bridges, Amtrak and other public transportation and broadband expansion ... The public transportation investments in the infrastructure package should also “be viewed through the prism of ...

Nebraska governments pay more than $10 million for help allocating federal COVID relief

Norfolk Daily News 29 Nov 2021
... was created with public input over the summer. The tourism and hospitality industry, community service programs, broadband expansion, affordable housing, violence intervention and prevention programs, and improvements to public spaces are among the city’s priorities, Curtiss said.

This year's dominant Black Friday VPN deal is going strong into Cyber Monday

TechRadar 29 Nov 2021
That means you'll pay a barely believable $1.13 (approx ... Beyond that, they help get around blocked websites and apps in countries that ban them, assist in secure online banking and shopping (especially on public Wi-Fi), and have even been known to get around broadband bandwidth throttling and bag cheaper flights on comparison sites, too ... Amazon.

Wahkiakum business, governments offer free Wi-Fi in downtown Cathlamet

TDN 28 Nov 2021
Cowlitz County, Petrichor look to extend broadband on west side of county. The Cowlitz County government and a publicly owned corporation of state ports are looking to extend broadband around rural sections of western… ... Local ports, legislators, businesses band together to provide rural broadband.

Infrastructure law expected to boost jobs, economy

Springfield News-Sun 28 Nov 2021
“Funding for long-standing priorities of the business community, including significant investments in roads, bridges, airports and multimodal ‘hard infrastructure’ is partnered with new investments in public transit, broadband and renewable energy.”.

Rally in Belgrade demands end to alarming air pollution

Federal News Radio 28 Nov 2021
“It is killing our children ... Insight by Ciena. In this exclusive executive briefing, experts will discuss the wide-area broadband about to go out of this world. Serbia is one of the most polluted nations in Europe, but public protests over the problem have gained attention only recently ... ___. Read more. World News ... Copyright © 2021 ... .

Letter from the Editor: When it comes to privilege, it’s more than the thought that counts

The Oregonian 28 Nov 2021
The school opened its online appointment schedule to its own families three days before it invited students from a nearby public school, West Tualatin View ... Families in poorer areas are five times less likely to have access to high-speed broadband than richer households, according to a recent Center for Public Integrity study.

Montcalm County begins spending ARPA money

Greenville Daily News 27 Nov 2021
Pictured is a rendering of portions of Montcalm County where Point Broadband (formerly Casair) would like to use federal American Rescue Plan Act funds from the state of Michigan to help pay for improved broadband internet service ... The general public can look at it on the website and see the parcels ... BROADBAND INTERNET ... PUBLIC INPUT.

Over $35B in federal funding headed to Texas; GOP lawmakers object

Weatherford Democrat 27 Nov 2021
The law promises Texas approximately $35.44 billion in funding to shore up roads and bridges, expand universal and reliable broadband access and ensure safe drinking water ... The remainder will fund wildfire and cyberattack protection as well and public transportation and airport investments ... • Public transportation ... • Broadband expansion.

As French billionaire stalks Britain's biggest telecoms group, private equity firms size up BT cable ...

The Daily Mail 27 Nov 2021
How your mobile deal, TV package and broadband is likely to.. ... broadband firm KCom ... Drahi has so far presented a cordial picture of relations with BT, publicly supporting chief executive Philip Jansen's strategy to bring full-fibre broadband to 25million homes by the end of 2026.