Republicans list proposed broadband funding as enticement for Governor

The Minnesota State Republican Caucus recently listed 5 reasons the Governor should sign each of the proposed budget bills. Broadband is included as a reason he should sign the Jobs & Energy budget…

Expands Access to Broadband Internet. Continues Minnesota’s efforts to expand broadband access to rural areas thanks to $15 million in new broadband grant funding.

 

A brief history/reminder of broadband funding in 2017:

And now the latest version of the budget proposes $20 million.

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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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