Pew Offers Recommendations to Treasury Department Regarding Stimulus Fund Guidance for Broadband Access
Letter emphasizes need for higher minimum speeds, better accountability measures, and fiscal flexibility
In a May 6 letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, The Pew Charitable Trusts made research-based recommendations regarding the department’s guidance for states, territories, and tribes on using money from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Capital Projects Fund for broadband infrastructure.
Pew experts encouraged federal officials to set high standards for minimum broadband speeds and accountability while giving states the flexibility they need to meet those standards in a way that best aligns with their priorities.
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