Governor Dayton’s budget sets $60 million for broadband

The Pioneer Press detailed pieces of Governor Dayton’s budget. Here’s what they pulled out for broadband..

Technology: Rural broadband would get $60 million, while the state’s own antiquated IT systems would get $51 million for upgrades and $74 million specifically to boost cybersecurity.

There are more meetings this week where I suspect the budget conversation will continue. I will try to report back.

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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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