Gillibrand pushes for extension of Affordable Connectivity Program

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling on Congress to extend funding for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a federal program that provides financial assistance to low-income households to help them afford high-speed internet. More than 21 million families nationwide – including over 1.5 million New York households – rely on the program, but it is set to run out of funding in just a few months. Without additional funding, these families will be at risk of losing access to broadband services. Sen. Gillibrand is calling on Congressional leadership to appropriate additional funds for the program to make sure New Yorkers stay connected.

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