The Brainerd Dispatch reports…
Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, authored a bill, H.F. 1137, that would provide $100 million to improve high-speed internet access for unserved and underserved areas of the state.
Kresha has been a strong proponent of broadband expansion throughout his first six years in the House and has successfully authored previous legislation to fund Minnesota’s Border to Border Broadband Development Grant Program, according to a new release.
Here’s more info on the bill:
- Short Description: Broadband grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Referred (Feb 14) by Chair to Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division