As the Senate continues to hammer out the details of its massive, so-called "stimulus" package, it may alter the provisions directed at broadband deployment.
A bipartisan group of at least 15 legislators is working to trim the legislation by about $107 billion and may cut $1.5 billion of the bill's broadband funding, The New York Times reported. The Senate version of the bill initially called for $9 billion to fund broadband deployment.
The Senate--which may complete voting on the bill Friday--will also consider a revised amendment from Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) to provide tax credits … Read more