The city of Sacramento is looking to provide free internet to 10,000 low-income households.
The proposal would spend $550,000 in federal stimulus money to help those families access the internet, as well as help students who need to be able to use the internet for distance learning during the pandemic.
“This is part of our drive to build a modern, inclusive economy. It’s about school kids, yes. but it’s about entire families,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg said.
The city council is expected to vote on the plan next week.