Broadband is coming up in rural Minnesota elections

Gary Schindler is running for House seat 27A House. He recently received the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsement. In an open letter to votes in the Albert Lea Tribune, Schindler lists broadband as one of his top issues…

We need access to high speed broadband Internet. It is a resource that will provide our children with the opportunity to learn more in school and at home, and it will increase the productivity and profitability of our area businesses and farms.

Access to broadband is not just an investment in routers, servers and wires. It is an investment in us.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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