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Biden's Infrastructure Plan Aims To Bridge The Digital Divide By Expanding Broadband Access

The Biden administration has made internet access a key part of his American Jobs Plan. (Toby Talbot/AP/File)
The Biden administration has made internet access a key part of his American Jobs Plan. (Toby Talbot/AP/File)

More than 30 million Americans don’t have access to high-speed internet, according to the White House. Getting them online is a key component of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Willmary Escoto, U.S. policy analyst at Access Now, and Darrah Blackwater, a member of the Navajo Nation who researches the digital divide there.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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