Al.com: Alabama counties seek change in state constitution to use federal COVID funds for broadband

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Alabama counties say the state constitution could block their efforts to use federal pandemic relief funds to expand the availability of high-speed internet service.

State and local governments are receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), passed by Congress in March 2021. The federal law allows those dollars to be used for broadband expansion.

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