The Challenge of Putting Federal Broadband Funds to Good Use (with Mark Jamison)

Following the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a Department of Commerce branch known as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has been tasked with allocating $42.5 billion of federal broadband infrastructure funding to state and local governments through the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program. This $42.5 billion is [...]

COVID-related Debt with Denton Williams

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 We're excited to announce the new PURC Refresher Series, designed for our extensive network of PURC alumni. Together we will explore timely topics to sharpen your technical and strategic skills. In our first refresher session, we discuss COVID-related debt. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the global economy. In response, [...]

Pre-PURC Series: Strategies for Closing the Infrastructure Gap

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Wow! That was great! About 75 people attended Ted’s Pre-PURC Series session Strategies for Closing the Infrastructure Gap. Ted described energy and water infrastructure gaps, and options for filling them. You drilled him with tough questions. He was thrilled! If you regulate power, water, or ICT infrastructure, or if you provide [...]