Walz budget provides boost to rural Minnesota

AgriNews highlights ways in which Governor Walz’s budget supports rural Minnesota…

Gov. Tim Walz’s two-year, $49.5 billion budget has several provisions for farmers and rural Minnesota.

Including broadband…

Another proposal in his budget intended to touch every corner of the state is a $70 million statewide broadband initiative to give all Minnesota homes and farms high-speed internet access by 2022. Walz compared the effort to electrification of the state.

 

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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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