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.

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.