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Tag Archives: American Rescue Plan

FCC Approves $7 Billion Emergency Connectivity Fund

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unanimously adopted final rules to implement the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. This $7.17 billion program, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, will enable schools and libraries to purchase laptop and tablet computers, Wi-Fi hotspots, and broadband connectivity for students, school staff, …

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Federal Judge Cancels CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a nationwide moratorium on evictions that was implemented as the pandemic raged through the United States. In a 20-page order, a federal judge ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not have the legal authority to issue the eviction moratorium. …

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