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David Vitter

May 28, 2015

Vitter: Expanding Fraud-Ridden Lifeline Program is an Absurd Idea

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will expand the fraud-ridden Lifeline program to include subsidized broadband Internet. Support for the Lifeline program comes from mandated payments that millions of Americans are charged every month on their phone bills.