Floridians need to get ready for the millions of broadband dollars that Congress is about to send.
The latest draft of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill has $65 billion targeted for broadband development. It is unknown how much of this will come to Florida. But if we aren’t ready to manage the money wisely, we’ll likely have a repeat of 2009 when Congress spent billions of dollars, ostensibly for broadband, and then had nothing to show for it.
Read Dr. Jamison’s complete blog post at AEI.