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NTIA/RUS/FCC Holds Informational Meeting on Broadband Stimulus Funding

Today at a public meeting members of the Commerce Department, Department of Agriculture, and Federal Communications Commission gave updates to the $7.2 billion broadband funding provisions of the ARRA. They reiterated the purpose of the broadband funding: to close the broadband gap in America, to stimulate investment, to create jobs,…

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President Obama Mentions Libraries in Comments Following Signing of ARRA

In comments made after signing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), President Obama mentioned libraries, drawing attention to their central role as critical 21st century learning environments. Take this opportunity to advocate for investment of the stimulus funding in libraries at the state and local level. Go to¬† www.ala.org/knowyourstimulus…

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