Florida Public Service Condition Cuts Lifeline Program
by Chip Skambis – WUFT-FM
The Florida Public Service Commission adopted modifications that reform the federal Lifeline assistance telephone discount program, cutting back on the credit the program provides. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with Florida Public Service Commission spokeswoman Cindy Muhr about how these changes will affect users of the program.
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