Infrastructure Bill’s Broadband Plan Shrouded From Scrutiny

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from The Wall Street Journal,

A provision of Congress’s $42 billion plan to expand broadband into underserved areas could exempt it from Freedom of Information and Privacy acts

In a bid to cut through red tape and speed delivery of the broadband funds, the Senate-passed Infrastructure Investment and JOBS Act includes a provision that suspends certain rules the federal government ordinarily has to follow in administering programs.

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