Rep. Gallego Plans to Introduce the Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act, Again

On July 6, 2021, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) tweeted that he plans to introduce the Tribal Digital Divide Act again. This bill establishes an interagency coordination program for tribal access to broadband service and further expands broadband access on tribal land, including by setting aside certain funds for its deployment and establishing a pilot program for tribes to grant rights-of-way for the construction, maintenance, and facilitation of broadband service on their land.