Federal, State & Industry Resources

Here is a continually updated list of federal, state and industry resources designed to help communications service providers navigate many of the challenges they're facing.

COVID-19 Relief Legislation and Broadband Funding

Capitol Hill
House Approves Broadband Amendments in Approps Package
House Subcommittee Holds Forum with FCC on Pandemic​
CARES Act - Small Business Loans & Assistance FAQs

Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020 - Summary

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Mandates Paid Sick and Family Leave For Many Employers
Congressional COVID-19 Legislative Update
July 28, 2020 - The PACT Act and Section 230: The Impact of the Law that Helped Create the Internet and an Examination of Proposed Reforms for Today’s Online World
June 24, 2020 - Senate Commerce Committee: Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission
June 24, 2020 - House Energy & Commerce Joint Hearing: A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation
May 13, 2020 - The State of Broadband Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic​

​Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Authorization for network companies to demonstrate that they are essential, and may have to travel in areas restricted as a result of the virus:
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
CISA Integrated Operations Coordination Center (CISA IOCC)
National Communications & Coordination Branch – COMM-ISAC
Office: 703-235-5080
Fax: 703-235-5078 
Email: ciocc-nccwatch@cisa.dhs.gov 
You can send an email describing your company and the need for the travel and fuel authorizations required during the pandemic.

Department of Justice
Section 230 — Nurturing Innovation or Fostering Unaccountability?

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Small Business Administration (SBA)
Treasury Department
The CARES Act Provides Assistance to Small Businesses
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Coronavirus Legislative Tracking Center - Free resources to help navigate states' responses to the coronavirus. Track and compare legislation and governors orders in every state. Continually updated. 


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