Digital Equity Act, benefit to blue cities, counties & states

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from Patriot Journal,

Included in the Infrastructure legislation are things like the Digital Equity Act, which would expand broadband to communities that don’t have internet access.

But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Many Republicans say there are additional bonuses for Blue states, and the legislation further prioritizes unregistered residents over U.S. citizens (a common complaint on the right).

And as far as this bill is concerned, it seems they might be correct on both points.

If you live in a state that settles a larger number of foreign travelers, your state could be in line for more federal funding. It was sort of slipped into the aforementioned Digital Equity Act.

Via Breitbart:

Slipped into the legislation are provisions allocating federal funding based on the number of newly arrived immigrants in a state or region — a design that rewards blue states who tend to have the largest foreign-born populations in the nation.

The Department of Commerce will set up a grant program for states to help with the broadband expansion.

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