Biden-Harris Administration Hits the Ground Running 60 Days into Infrastructure Implementation
January 14, 2022
Since President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act 60 days ago, the Biden-Harris Administration has hit the ground running to deliver results:
- The Federal Communications Commission launched the Affordable Connectivity Program, providing broadband subsidies for low-income households
- The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting applications for the $1.15 billion ReConnect rural broadband program.
- Vice President Harris and the Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the first and second sets of grants for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, totaling $2.4 million.
- The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hosted the first two in a series of broadband listening sessions with more than 1,400 participants.
- The NTIA also published a request for comment seeking public input on the design and implementation of the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Program, the Middle-Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program, and the Digital Equity Planning Grant Program.
FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Hits the Ground Running 60 Days into Infrastructure Implementation