Wilkin County Commissioner wants $70 million for MN Broadband

The Wahpeton Daily News posts a Letter to the Editor from Wilkin County Commissioner Dennis Larson…

It’s painful to admit, but our area of Minnesota is part of the Not-Served-Nine-Percent of the population in the state that remains unserved or underserved when it comes to having access to reliable, affordable high-speed internet service.

We can’t wait any longer – and it didn’t help that the funding bill was vetoed last year. That’s all the more reason the legislature needs to adopt the House funding level, that incorporates the MN Rural Broadband Coalition and Governor Walz’s full recommendation of $70 million over the next two years.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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