Sunday, February 08, 2009

What got cut from the stimulus bill

In light of our recent conversation, CNN reports....

Fully eliminated:
$2 billion for broadband

For full article:


  1. Other articles on the broadband issue:

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  3. putting the broadband cut in context though:

    "Spending cuts are the theme of the Senate's compromise draft of legislation meant to inject cash into a flagging economy. Those include a $2 billion reduction in money for rural broadband deployment, bringing the total down to $7 billion—though that's still more than the $6 billion allocated for broadband in the House version of the bill."

  4. Chris, thanks for correcting my omission of the total amount earmarked for broadband. That's what I get for posting at 4am!