Cuomo signs bill requiring internet providers to offer low-income New Yorkers internet for $15 a month

Low-income New Yorkers will now have guaranteed access to high speed internet for $15 a month after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new bill into law in Buffalo on Friday, April 16.

Devoid of press but surrounded by a group of supporters — including Dr. Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, Byron Brown, the mayor of Buffalo, and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes — Cuomo explained the new law is designed to address a major function of the inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 crisis. 

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