“A letter signed by a bipartisan group of 174 mayors was sent to congressional leaders urging them to quickly pass legislation to extend the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Created as part of the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the ACP provides a subsidy for internet access for low-income Americans, and it has become a vital lifeline to millions of households. Without urgent action by Congress, the program will soon come to an end, threatening access to the internet for the 23 million lower-income households that currently rely on the ACP. Promoting affordable access to high-speed internet has been a policy priority of the United States Conference of Mayors, and mayors will be using their shared voice to see the program extended.”
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