Vice President Harris announces $1.2 billion investments to help school children afford broadband

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks during the unveiling of a new report on childcare and the U.S. economy at the Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced a $1.2 bln investment to help three million school children access and afford broadband services around the country.

Harris made the announcement during an appearance on the morning show "The View" on ABC.

(Reporting by Nandita Bose in Washington)

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