Candidate Tina Smith is talking about rural broadband

The Duluth News Tribune shares a letter to the Editor from Senator Tina Smith on what she has heard from voters…

In Duluth, I heard from scores of people concerned about fast-rising health care costs, the state’s opioid crisis, and pension shortfalls that threaten to rob thousands of Minnesotans of a secure retirement.

The next day on the Iron Range, I heard from steelworkers hit hard by unfair foreign steel imports and local leaders about the need to expand rural broadband services.

And what she has done to promote better rural broadband…

I worked across the aisle to pass a Senate Farm Bill that includes several key provisions I authored and championed that will expand broadband services to rural communities, increase our nation’s use of renewable energy, and help returning veterans get started in farming.

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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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