Elizabeth Warren announces broadband plan

Glad to see broadband make the national policy discussion. CNBC reports on Elizabeth Warren’s broadband plan…

  • The Democratic presidential hopeful unveils a plan to guarantee universal high-speed internet access and investments in rural communities.
  • Warren says she would create a federal Office of Broadband Access to manage an $85 billion grant program.
  • Her administration would “preempt” laws on the books in 26 states that discourage or prevent municipalities from building their own broadband infrastructure.
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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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