Broadband bill moved forward in House

Ways and Means discussed broadband (HF4289) on Friday; it moved forward with the rest of HF4289. In the end, the bill was included in HF4009 and will be discussed on the House Floor.

I have pulled out the video (from the two-hour meeting) that relates to broadband. Rep Baker wanted to bring up wireless and the need to map wireless access in the future – that was withdrawn with a promise from Baker to raise it next year. And the Commissioner of DEED thanked the Committee for funding and asked them to consider more should more funding become available. Rep Garofalo notes that all new money ($15 million) went to broadband…

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