Governing: Louisiana Targets Broadband and Roads With Federal Funds

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Residents of St. Helena Parish, La., have long driven on roads that seem to cave in as quickly as they’re fixed. Still, when COVID-19 pushed Louisiana and the rest of the country into remote work last spring, staying home didn’t necessarily make life any easier: This swath of pine-forested hills on the toe of Louisiana’s boot has very little high-speed Internet, a resource that determined how successfully people could work from home during the pandemic, national studies suggest.

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KLFY: Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana receives grant for Tribal internet expansion

May 16, 2022
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe in Marksville, La. was awarded a grant totaling $2,499,947 for internet expansion through the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Read the full article...


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