Thursday, October 29, 2009

New York Broadband Stimulus: Gov. Paterson Releases Stimulus Recommendations Sent to Feds

(Editor's Note: This story was posted at 1:15 PM (PT) today, and will be updated as we run the analysis of the Paterson Administration's recommendations to NTIA. We greatly appreciate the work of the Office of the New York State CIO (CIO/OFT) in discussing the New York State review process with us.) 10/29/09 San Francisco
- The Administration of New York Governor David Paterson (D-NY) today released its communication, dated October 14, to the
Obama Administration outlining broadband stimulus funding priorities for the Empire State under the federal Recovery Act.
In a 10-page letter (see: Resources, below) addressed to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Paterson's federal Recovery Act manager, Senior Advisor Timothy J. Gilchrist, endorsed a package of applications covering multiple areas of New York State.

The State's recommendations were divided into the 3 categorical areas outlined in the federal regulations for the total $7.2 billion program.

Resources:'s State - NTIA Filings

1. The New York State filing (10 pages), together with our compilation of documents from the other states which have issued their recommendations to NTIA, may be read and downloaded here (free registration), via our corporate site. As of this posting, we have uploaded 30 state reports.

2. Read all of our state filing stories here: Round I State Recommendations to NTIA.
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