An Exclusive Breaking News Report from StimulatingBroadband.com
StimulatingBroadband.com 12/16/09 San Francisco - Vice President Joseph R. Biden will announce the first grant and loan awards funded by the broadband stimulus program of the federal Recovery Act tomorrow, December 17, in the rural town of Dawsonville, Georgia.
StimulatingBroadband.com has today confirmed reports initially received yesterday that the Obama Administration will use a venue in rural Georgia to make the announcement of the first funding awards from the $7.2 billion broadband stimulus program.
The office of the Vice President has not announced Mr. Biden's travel schedule for tomorrow, as of this posting. We are however confirming that the initial reports we have had now for 24 hours have been confirmed by confidential sources in government and the communications industry in Georgia.
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This morning The Dahlongea Nugget, the weekly newspaper published from Dahlongea, Georgia, broke the story that the Vice President will be traveling to Dawsonville to "discuss how Recovery Act investments are improving communities and creating jobs in Georgia and rural areas across the country."
StimulatingBroadband.com will be updating this story as information becomes available.