BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials and Comcast will be announcing a new low-cost Internet initiative for low-income families.

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Rep. Elijah Cummings will be talking about the Internet Essentials Program in Baltimore on Tuesday.

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The initiative aims to help connect families with children to the Internet, if they are eligible for a free lunch under the National School Lunch Program.

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David Cohen, executive vice president for Comcast, and Tom Coughlin, Comcast’s regional senior vice president, also are scheduled to attend the event at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical School.

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