Hard Dollars

October 2009
Government Technology;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p28
Academic Journal
The article discusses the problems local U.S. governments face in availing and qualifying for stimulus funds offered by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Their lack of manpower combined with the strict conditions for grant qualifications impede their ability to apply for stimulus funding. Some restrictions of broadband grants cited include unserved or underserved coverage requirements for cities or counties, and grants with purposes intended for certain agencies only.


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