Congressional Budget Office

Access to Capital Creates Economic Strength and Supports Rural America Act

We introduced bipartisan legislation to encourage investment in high-speed internet and protect and expand access to broadband in our rural communities.

CBO Scores the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645)

The Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645) would direct the Department of Commerce (DOC) to assess and analyze the contributions of the digital economy to the economy of the United States and produce a report every two year

CBO Scores ACCESS BROADBAND Act

The ACCESS BROADBAND Act (H.R.

CBO Scores Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act

The Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act (HR 4824) would require the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to establish a program to enhance the permitting process for broadband Internet projects in each of the agency’s field offices.

CBO Scores Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018

The Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 (HR 4881) would direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States and selec