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Fiber for Breakfast 2023 Week 11: The Treasury Department’s Multibillion Investment in Broadband

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Capitol Projects Fund provides$10 billion to states, territories, freely associated states, and Tribal governments to fund critical capital projects that enable work, education,and health monitoring. A key priority of this program is to make funding available for reliable, affordable broadband infrastructure and other digital connectivity technology projects. To date, the Capital Projects Fund has awarded nearly $4.8 billion to states that will be invested in high-speed internet infrastructure estimated to reach over 1.4 million homes and businesses. In this Fiber for Breakfast, Joseph Wender will discuss how Treasury’s work is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to achieve the goal of deploying high-speed internet to those without access and lowering costs for those who cannot afford it.

Panelist: Joseph Wender, Director, Capital Projects Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury