August 12, 10-11AM PDT
Washington included more than $7 billion in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to increase high-speed Internet access in unserved and under-served communities.
Join GOVERNING as experts from state and municipal government organizations explain the new federal broadband programs and discuss whether $7 billion is enough to significantly change the United States' status as a digital "slow-poke" compared to other countries.
Deputy Director for Legislative Affairs
National Association of Counties (NACo)
Baller Herbst Law Group
James Bradford Ramsay
General Counsel and Policy Department Supervisor/Director
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Director, Public Sector Internet Business Solutions Group
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Christopher Swope (moderator)