EVENT ALERT Jul 31: House Agriculture Committee Rural Broadband Day of Action

On Thursday, the FCC will consider proposals to improve broadband mapping and reform the commission’s rural health care program. To help them get thinking, the House Agriculture Committee will host Rural Broadband Day 2019 ­tomorrow. It will be a day to bring increased visibility to issues surrounding rural broadband, poor FCC mapping, and service availability.

Members of the House Agriculture Committee will use this day to highlight the impact rural broadband has on their districts and constituents, engaging with local government officials and stakeholders to examine the benefits of improved access to affordable, fast, and expanded broadband internet connectivity.

They are inviting people will rural broadband stories to join the conversation by using the hashtag #RuralBroadbandDay across social media platforms when they share stories.

You can follow @HouseAgDems on Twitter or #RuralBroadbandDay to see what’s happening.

This entry was posted in Conferences, Policy, Rural by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

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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