Rep Ecklund introduces HF13 – for broadband grant funding

The Journal of the House reports…

Ecklund introduced:;:
H. F. No. 13, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; transferring money for the broadband grant program.
The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

And a quick update from Session Daily on emergency COVID funding…

The House and Senate agreed Monday on a proposal to provide $216.5 million to help businesses that have experienced a sales decline. As part of the year’s seventh special session — necessitated by Gov. Tim Walz extending his emergency powers in response to COVID-19 — members also agreed on a plan to extend unemployment benefits to applicants who have exhausted all available state and federal unemployment benefits.

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