Reading of the Ag, Rural Dev and Housing Omnibus – still $40M for broadband

Last night I attended the reading of the Omnibus budget that includes $40 million for broadband over the next two years. Here are the documents they discussed:

There wasn’t much about broadband, except that Senator Westrom made a point at the end to say, “Rural broadband is a strong augmentation to the bill we have put together.”

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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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