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Could Lifeline Expansion Help the Economy?

See related article by a Lifeline participant. The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent proposal to expand the current Lifeline program – which provides phone service to low-income households – to include broadband access has drawn both praise and criticism. Since 1985, the program has helped cover the cost of landline and (20 years later) mobile […]