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Biden’s Broadband Plan Subsidizes Delaware, Mansions, Vacation Homes, Senate Panel Finds

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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The Biden administration’s $42.5 billion high-speed internet program favors heavily Democrat regions and remote vacation homes, including President Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware, according to a new report by Republicans on the Senate Commerce Committee. 

The Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment program, known as BEAD, designated as “unserved” locations places that include mansions, beachfront resort communities, and mountain vacation homes, the report says.

“Unserved” locations also include areas of Washington, D.C., close to the Smithsonian Institution. 

“Although the unprecedented $42.45 billion in BEAD funding should be more than sufficient to...

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