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The Internet Government The Almighty Buck

NY State Grants $9M For Upstate Broadband Projects 36

An anonymous reader writes "According to a news report, New York State is giving about $9 million in grants to give broadband connection to 33,000 households and 4,500 businesses in rural areas of the state. This works out to $240 per connection. This second round of grants by Empire State Development is part of a Cuomo administration program to reach more than 500,000 residents with no high-speed Internet access, many in rural areas."
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NY State Grants $9M For Upstate Broadband Projects

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  • Re:The Onion (Score:4, Informative)

    by ebno-10db (1459097) on Monday February 24, 2014 @12:51PM (#46324873)

    It is not like they ever take Upstate seriously.

    Cry me a river. NYC sends $4.1B more to Albany than they get back. The NYC suburbs (Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland & Westchester) send $7.9B more to Albany than they get back, yet the upstate "we're getting screwed" refrain never ends. How much more of a subsidy do you want?

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