Amid allegations of rampant abuse, Congress pays increasing attention to cellphone program

US CapitolA program that provides federally-subsidized cellphone service to millions of Americans is receiving increasing attention in Congress amid allegations it is plagued with abuse. Roanoke Congressman Bob Goodlatte is signing on to a bill calling for an end to federal cellphone subsidies under the “Lifeline” program. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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Click here for Lifeline information from the Federal Communications Commission.

Click here for Congressman Tom Griffin’s Lifeline web site. Griffin is the most active Congressional Lifeline opponent.

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