Fiscal Year 2012 budget request for FCC tops $350 million

February 17, 2011

The Obama Administration has submitted a budget to Congress proposing fiscal year 2012 funding for the Federal Communications Commission of $354.2 million.

The requested fiscal year 2012 budget includes funding for: implementing the National Broadband Plan; overhauling the FCC’s data systems and processes; strengthening the audit and investigation function of the Office of the Inspector General; and supporting the agency’s public safety and cyber-security roles.

The request also provides for funds to cover inflationary increases for contractual services.

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