You can now apply to get $50 off your monthly internet bill

Chicago's Afternoon News

FILE – In this Friday June 5, 2020, file photo, fourth-grader Sammiayah Thompson, left, and her brother, third-grader Nehemiah Thompson, work outside in their yard on laptops provided by their school system for distant learning in Hartford, Conn. Americans can begin applying for $50 off their internet bill on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, as part of an emergency government program to keep people connected during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Geoffery Fowler, technology columnist for the Washington Post, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how you can apply to receive $50 off your monthly internet bill as part of the $900 billion COVID-19-relief package that was passed in December. 

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