Let the Affordable Connectivity Program Continue

“It’s not hyperbole to say that high-speed internet has become a necessity in recent years. The pandemic shined a light on the fact that connectivity is required to ensure our kids are getting the best possible education, that those in the workforce can access job training and employment resources, and that those dealing with physical or mental health issues are able to access the telehealth services they need to live a healthy life. Delivering this much-needed resource to everyone who lacks it has become an essential part of our broader goal to advance equity nationwide, which is why I’m so deeply concerned a key tool in our fight to close the digital divide, the federally-funded Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), is set to expire in the next few months if federal lawmakers do not find a solution to extend its funding.”

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