Constituents ask MN legislators to remember broadband promises

A letter to the Editor in the Daily Globe, from a frustrating constituent…

I was expecting the first few days of the legislative session to produce something from the House and the Senate. Maybe something about broadband, I thought, or something to help Minnesota families and farmers, etc. Instead, I see these two proposed bills coming from the Republican-controlled legislature:  a right to discriminate (allowing businesses to refuse service to LBGT communities) and a bathroom bill (which was shot down in 2015).

Are you kidding me? Listening very closely to House and Senate Republican campaign promises, I remember Bill Weber promised he would help lower health care premiums, help farmers and propel broadband to the top of the list of priorities.

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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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