Broadband comes up in two bills in MN House committees March 21

On Thursday March 21 the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division will hear about the Coworking spaces broadband connection pilot grant program

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:00 AM
Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building

Agenda:

HF 1693 (Noor) Goodwill Easter Seals funding provided

HF 1505 (Dehn) Summit Academy OIC GED and employment program

HF 1168 (Christensen) 180 Degrees grant

HF 1464 (Lippert) Youthprise Opportunity Reboot initiative grant

HF 2419 (Robbins) Coworking spaces broadband connection pilot grant program.

If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Learn more about the Bill: HF2419 (Robbins)
Coworking spaces broadband connection pilot grant program funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Then at 9:45 Government Operations will hear about the creation of subordinate service district to provide broadband service authorized.

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 9:45 AM
Government Operations
Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing RoomAgenda:

HF2550 (Mariani)
Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, jail inmate transfer provisions modified, administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, criminal gang investigative data retention extended, local correctional officers discipline procedures act established, ombudsman for corrections reestablished, reports requires, money appropriated, and various other provisions modified or established.

HF2229 (Wolgamott)
Town officer terms modified.

HF132 (Masin)
Local governments impacted by new information technology business software involvement required in user acceptance testing.

HF823 (Nelson)
Private consultants hiring process established.

HF1657 (Dettmer)
Scandia; creation of subordinate service district to provide broadband service authorized.

Learn more: HF1657 (Dettmer)
Scandia; creation of subordinate service district to provide broadband service authorized.

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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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