NATOA Supports Reintroduction of the Digital Equity Act
NATOA is part of a broad-based nonpartisan coalition of corporations, small businesses, nonprofits and advocacy organizations supporting the bipartisan Digital Equity Act of 2021, which was introduced on June 10th by Senators Murry, Portman and King. The Digital Equity Act strengthens federal support for efforts to help ensure students, families, and workers have the information technology capacity needed to fully participate in society by establishing two annual grant programs of $125 million each to be administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to promote digital equity nationwide. Senator Murry first introduced the Digital Equity Act in 2019, which effort NATOA also endorsed. More background on the Digital Equity Act is available here.