IMPACT 20/20 visit the Capitol – talks about broadband and other things

The Crookston Times reports on IMPACT 20/20…

Members of IMPACT 20/20 recently spent the day at the State Capitol engaging law makers about the issues impacting economic prosperity and growth in Northwest Minnesota.

IMPACT 20/20 is an influential group of Northwest Minnesota leaders representing diverse interests and working together for the region’s economic success. Established in 2008, IMPACT 20/20 members have worked collaboratively to improve economic conditions in the region by focusing on four key areas: education, workforce, broadband, and housing.

And they’re promoting $100 million for broadband…

According to the most recent data from the Minnesota Office of Broadband Technology, access to broadband at target speeds varies greatly by county and area in Northwest Minnesota. IMPACT 20/20 members encouraged a minimum of $100 million biennium investment into broadband access and adoption.

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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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