"Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing"
June 04, 2019


Date: June 4, 2019

Outlet: Ars Technica

Written By: Jon Brodkin

Excerpt: "A group that represents schools, medical organizations, and libraries in telecom policy said the FCC shouldn't cap Universal Service funding.

'The FCC's proposal to adopt an overall cap on the USF is unfortunate, counter-productive, and contrary to congressional intent,' the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition said. 'Congress directed the FCC to make 'sufficient' funding available to meet our nation's universal service goals, not to prohibit spending that is necessary to reach those goals.'"

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Original Posting: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/06/fcc-funding-for-poor-people-and-rural-areas-ajit-pai-says-lets-cap-that/

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