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:
- The Governor proposed $60 million for broadband
- The House proposed $7 million for broadband
- The Senate proposed $20 million for broadband
And now the latest version of the budget proposes $20 million.