Four Eastern states win federal grants to expand affordable high-speed internet

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By: - June 7, 2022 9:47 am
School leaders hand out laptops

In this file photo, Paul Habans Charter School hands out supplies including food, books and computers to students and the community as Louisiana schools close for one month due to the spread of coronavirus on March 17, 2020, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun.