Items tagged: Internet

Mayor Feinen Joins Other City Leaders in Support of Modernizing the Federal Lifeline Program to Include Internet Access

Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen has joined mayors and elected officials from 44 communities in support of a proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to improve Internet access for low-income families by updating the federal Lifeline program.  In a joint letter to the FCC, Mayor Feinen supports a proposal which would allow Champaign’s low-income […]


City of Champaign Joined Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Don Gerard announced Champaign as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet This morning, Champaign was featured in the launch of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. For more information on Next Century Cities, visit www.nextcenturycities.org. […]


Champaign Police Department Responds to Viral Internet Video

The Champaign Police Department has been made aware of an internet video entitled “Champaign Police Officer Scraps with a Civilian until Backup Arrives”, which shows one of its police officers engaged in a physical altercation with a male subject. In response to this video, the Champaign Police Department conducted a preliminary review of reports and […]