Senator Klobuchar joins Broadband Policy Goals Event tomorrow (Nov 30) – available online

Promises to be interesting…

Broadband Policy Goals Event with Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Angus King (I-ME), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) to be Held tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30th in Washington, DC

Washington, DC — Next Century Cities, the Schools Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, and US Ignite will host a major policy event, Transforming Communities: Broadband Goals for 2017 and Beyond, on November 30, 2016 from 9:00am-12:15pm at the Google office in Washington, DC.

The event will feature US Senator Angus King (I-ME), Senator John Boozman (R-AR), and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and will bring together broadband champions from the federal, state and local level, community leaders including mayors and heads of anchor institutions, and broadband policy experts.

Transforming Communities will feature keynote conversations and panel discussions on how to expand access to critical next-generation broadband infrastructure in communities nationwide and key policy goals and needs for the new Trump Administration and Congress. It will also include demonstrations of innovative civic applications enabled through gigabit technology.

The event will be livestreamed here and details on the agenda can be found here. Media planning to attend should RSVP to Katie Watson at


Senator John Boozman (R-AR)
Senator Angus King (I-ME)

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Larry Strickling, U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary
Mayor Dana Kirkham (Ammon, ID)
Mayor Andy Berke (Chattanooga, TN)
Superintendent Dallas Dance (Baltimore County Schools)
R. David Edelman, Special Assistant to President Obama
Susan Crawford, Harvard Law School
Blair Levin, Brookings Institute
Other national and local broadband champions and policy experts


Transforming Communities: Broadband Goals for 2017 and Beyond


9:00am- 12:15pm ET
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001

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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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