2021-2022 Budget for Expansion of Broadband in California

Senate Bill 129 includes $6 billion total in one-time funds ($1.7 billion General Fund and $4.3 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act) for broadband infrastructure. Of the total funding appropriated, $3.75 is allocated
to the California Department of Technology to create a statewide middle-mile, $250 million for a loan-loss reserve, and $2 billion for last mile infrastructure projects. Funding is contingent on the allocation details being outlined in trailer bill language before the end of the legislative session.

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