NSBA Announcement: Emergency Connectivity Fund Program Initial Application Filing Window Opens

Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opened the initial filing window for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, a $7.17 Billion program that will help schools and libraries provide the tools and services their communities need for remote learning during the COVID-19 emergency period.  www.fcc.gov/emergency-connectivity-fund From June 29, 2021 to August 13, 2021 eligible schools and libraries can apply for financial…

NSBA Federal Update – June 25, 2021

Federal Advocacy & Public Policy Team June 25, 2021 NSBA Weekly Update   Congressional Update Lawmakers Reach Tentative Infrastructure Deal, Path Forward Remains Murky A bipartisan group of 21 Senators continued to meet this week to discuss and negotiate potential investments in the nation’s infrastructure. Late Wednesday night, June 23, this group of Senators announced…