MN Media’s take on broadband budget and speeds in House and Senate

Not a ton of discussion over the weekend but here’s what I found on the broadband budget and speeds.

From Litchfield Independent Review – Urdahl backs $35 million package to expand broadband access. The article is from Wednesday so a little outdated. The House actually ended up with a $40 million package that was less specific about use for education.

From KDAL (Duluth) – Duluth Representative Simonson Says GOP Broadband Bill Is A “Disgrace”

From DL Online – Legislature should fund rural broadband “Enough talk. Now is the time to act. We urge Gov. Dayton and the state Legislature to get behind the creation of a $100 million broadband infrastructure fund to provide assistance to public agencies, private corporations and nonprofit organizations seeking to bring broadband technology to rural Minnesota.

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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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