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Westmoreland residents seek input on spending $105M in pandemic funds

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 31 Jul 2021
Although spending discussions on this new infusion of federal money have been limited in recent public forums in Westmoreland, Cerilli Thrasher said she would favor it going toward broadband expansion and blight removal.
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Senate heads toward passage of infrastructure deal next week

Finger Lakes Times 31 Jul 2021
The legislation includes $110 billion in new spending for roads and bridges, $73 billion of electric grid upgrades, $66 billion for rail and Amtrak, and $65 billion for broadband expansion ... Among those were last-minute changes to language on a provision for grants to states to build out broadband internet and funding for water projects.
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Senate Saturday action stalls as infrastructure bill remains unfinished

Finger Lakes Times 31 Jul 2021
The legislation includes $110 billion in new spending for roads and bridges, $73 billion of electric grid upgrades, $66 billion for rail and Amtrak, and $65 billion for broadband expansion ... Among those were last-minute changes to language on a provision for grants to states to build out broadband internet and funding for water projects.
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Virginia lawmakers set for special session Monday

San Francisco Chronicle 31 Jul 2021
RICHMOND, Va ... Here's a look at what's expected at the Capitol this week, with work getting underway Monday. ... increasing broadband access, supporting small businesses and tourism, paying for air quality improvements in public schools, boosting mental health and substance-abuse treatment, and backfilling the state's unemployment trust fund ... .
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OPINION/COLUMN: Giglio: With regards to aging infrastructure, we can pay now or pay later

The Patriot Ledger 31 Jul 2021
Congress is considering a $1.2 trillion, eight-year bipartisan physical infrastructure package that includes about $579 billion in new spending on roads, broadband, and other public works projects ... But an effective asset management program must account for the full life-cycle costing of a public infrastructure asset.
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McConnell stirs GOP intrigue with support for Biden’s infrastructure bill

Politico 31 Jul 2021
Congress McConnell stirs GOP intrigue with support for Biden’s infrastructure bill. Even the Senate minority leader's No. 2 didn't know until the last minute where he would land. His fellow Republicans still aren't sure. Senate Minority Leader Sen ... ... a bipartisan effort to plow $550 billion in new spending to roads, bridges, public transit and broadband.
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City delivers high-speed internet access to 5 NYCHA developments

Bronx Times 30 Jul 2021
The announcement is part of the city’s implementation of the Internet Master Plan for Universal Broadband ...Free broadband Internet for public housing has been a dream of mine for more than a decade and 10,000 residents at 5 NYCHA developments in the Bronx will be getting it for the next year,” said City Council Member Ben Kallos (D-Manhattan).
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Biden infrastructure deal includes billions for US broadband, says White House Fibre optics

TechRadar 30 Jul 2021
While roads, bridges, public transit and other infrastructure items will be included in the bill, so too will funding to expand broadband access throughout the country and especially in rural communities according to a new press release from the White House.
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Senate advances infrastructure bill

Santa Barbara News-Press 30 Jul 2021
“The investments being debated by the Senate will help put people to work and invests in roads and bridges, better public transit options, water systems, expanded broadband access, and huge improvements to our clean energy and electric vehicle infrastructure,” U.S.
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Webster Township has hopes for stimulus funding and county broadband

The Sun Times News 30 Jul 2021
“It can be used for PPE and broadband, but not things like roads ... In the township resolution, it states the township encourages the county board of commissioners to allocate ARP funding to a high-speed broadband public/private partnership that serves to connect every home and business in Washtenaw County.
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Senate Moves Ahead On Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

CBS Sports 30 Jul 2021
... seems to have something for everybody, from America’s roads and bridges to public transit and railroads, from our rivers and ports to our airports, from upgrading drinking water supplies to improving our energy transmission grid and increasing broadband internet access.READ MORE.
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Conway Corp CEO receives national recognition

Log Cabin Democrat 30 Jul 2021
The publication provides coverage of business developments affecting the cable, broadband and digital markets ... “It is my hope that funds allocated for rural broadband get used for that purpose; if so, I think much ...
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Biden picks Internet philanthropist as ambassador to S'pore

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
A serial, eclectic and successful entrepreneur - he was the 2010 Ernst & Young Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year - he is currently chairman of Education Superhighway, a non-profit group that works to bring broadband Internet to public school classrooms.
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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 30

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
A serial, eclectic and successful entrepreneur (the 2010 Ernst & Young Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year), he is currently chairman of Education Superhighway, a non-profit that works to bring broadband Internet to public school classrooms.
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Infrastructure debate gets boost from bipartisan bridge building

Bangor Daily News 30 Jul 2021
Senate voting to advance a $1 trillion package that would invest in America’s roads, bridges, rail service, public transportation, clean water, electric vehicle charging and broadband infrastructure.
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