Access to high speed internet is imperative to providing an equitable opportunity to everyone in Grand Rapids.
High speed internet is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. Yet approximately 31% of Michigan households still do not have an affordable, reliable high-speed internet connection that meets their needs.
Democrats worked to secure $100 billion in funding for Michigan through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to bridge this gap in rural areas of our state.
Soon, every household and business in Michigan will have access to affordable, high-speed internet. Here’s a look at the work done by Democrats that we helped elect and continue to support:
- Funded the Affordable Connectivity Program, the nation’s largest ever broadband affordability program that allocates $14.2 billion to lower costs for Michiganders and expands access to high-speed internet.