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- Broadband subsidy: Mostly well targeted. Bradner, Scott // Network World;7/13/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p27
The article presents the author's views on the federal funding for broadband subsidy in the U.S. It cites the Web site set up by the government which allows organizations to apply for broadband deployment funding support wherein the Departments of Agriculture and Commerce will screen the...
- RECOVERY ACT: Agencies Are Addressing Broadband Program Challenges, but Actions Are Needed to Improve Implementation. Goldstein, Mark L. // GAO Reports;11/16/2009, preceding p1
The article presents a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which aims to address the risks faced by National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) in realizing the Recovery Act. It features the report's findings on the...
- Commerce Dept. seeks input on safety network. Sasso, Brendan // Hill;5/15/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 60, p18
The article reports that the U.S. Commerce Department is seeking for input on the distribution of the 135 million dollars in grants for the planned national public safety broadband network.
- Stagnant Economy Likely To Keep Fed On Hold, Giving Stocks A Lift. ED CARSON // Investors Business Daily;4/13/2016, p1
Retail sales unexpectedly fell 0.3% in March to the lowest level since September, according to Commerce Department data releasedÂ Wednesday, providing further evidence that the U.S. economy stagnated in the first quarter.
- Transportation Secretary LaHood announces $9.98 million to strengthen US shipyard competitiveness. // American Journal of Transportation;3/26/2012, Issue 528, p14
The article reports on the announcement of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of the $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards in the U.S. It states that the grant is intended to increase the shipyards productivity and help them compete in the global marketplace. LaHood notes the...
- Recovery Without Jobs. Francis, David // U.S. News Digital Weekly;1/20/2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p7
The article discusses the need for many Americans with outdated skills for retraining to find work as the U.S. economy improves. According to the U.S. Federal Reserve, the economy has expanded from November to December 2011 while stocks reported quick gains in the first few weeks of 2012. It...
- MR. PRESIDENT, WE NEED A 10-YEAR PLAN. Summers, Lawrence // Newsweek;9/19/2011, Vol. 158 Issue 12, p48
The article looks at the need for the U.S. federal government to use infrastructure to help create new jobs and how these changes will benefit the economy. The author suggests a ten year plan is necessary to plan and implement an infrastructure bank, improve transportation and buildings and for...
- U.S. Economy Added 292,000 Jobs in December, But Lost Accounting Jobs. Cohn, Michael // Accountingtoday.com;1/8/2016, p1
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that total nonfarm employment increased by a robust 292,000 jobs in December, although there was a loss of 4,900 jobs in accounting and bookkeeping services.
- Power Play. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;1/19/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p4
The article reports on U.S. President Barack Obama's network neutrality proposal urging U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reclassify internet access under Telecommunications Act's Title II. It mentions that Obama build broadband legacy in concert with Tom Wheeler of FCC, highlights...