Keep up with the latest developments and legal issues in the telecommunications and emerging technology sectors, with exclusive access to a comprehensive collection of telecommunications law news,...
Facilitating broadband deployment across the country is a top policy objective for the White House Office of American Innovation, an adviser to President Donald Trump said June 29.
Workforce of the future, infrastructure, and modernizing government operations are the three main policy areas for the office, Matt Lira, special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives said at an Internet Association event in Washington.
Infrastructure includes not only roads and bridges but expanding broadband, Lira said. Lira is part of the innovation office created by Trump in March to make recommendations on modernizing the government’s information technology systems.
Trump has been pushing for infrastructure investment, and has been more vocal in his support for broadband expansion in recent weeks. Trump, speaking June 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, promised to include a provision in his $1 trillion infrastructure proposal to “promote and foster enhanced broadband access for rural America.”
Lira told reporters that the office is working to develop policies and will be “in a place to make announcements” on infrastructure later this year.
—With assistance from Michaela Ross
To contact the reporter on this story: Alexis Kramer in Washington at aKramer@bna.com
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Keith Perine at email@example.com
Copyright © 2017 The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All Bloomberg BNA treatises are available on standing order, which ensures you will always receive the most current edition of the book or supplement of the title you have ordered from Bloomberg BNA’s book division. As soon as a new supplement or edition is published (usually annually) for a title you’ve previously purchased and requested to be placed on standing order, we’ll ship it to you to review for 30 days without any obligation. During this period, you can either (a) honor the invoice and receive a 5% discount (in addition to any other discounts you may qualify for) off the then-current price of the update, plus shipping and handling or (b) return the book(s), in which case, your invoice will be cancelled upon receipt of the book(s). Call us for a prepaid UPS label for your return. It’s as simple and easy as that. Most importantly, standing orders mean you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you’re relying on. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.960.1220 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Put me on standing order at a 5% discount off list price of all future updates, in addition to any other discounts I may quality for. (Returnable within 30 days.)
Notify me when updates are available (No standing order will be created).
This Bloomberg BNA report is available on standing order, which ensures you will all receive the latest edition. This report is updated annually and we will send you the latest edition once it has been published. By signing up for standing order you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you need. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.372.1033, option 5, or by sending us an email to email@example.com.
Put me on standing order
Notify me when new releases are available (no standing order will be created)