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Benton: Preserve Vital Lifeline

On April 25, 2013, the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee held a hearing, The Lifeline Fund: Money Well Spent?, to examine the Universal Service Fund’s Lifeline program which provides discounts on starting and maintaining telecommunications service for eligible consumers in need. The Lifeline Program is designed to ensure that quality telecommunications services are available to eligible consumers at just, reasonable, and affordable rates.