Rep Fischbach supports broadband funding in infrastructure plan

The Bemidji Pioneer reports

The White House infrastructure plan has a price tag of about $2 trillion that includes traditional and nontraditional infrastructure spending. Rep. Michelle Fischbach said she supports efforts to expand broadband and fixing roads but draws the line at government expenditures regarding electric vehicle charging stations.

She adds…

“I’ve been a big proponent of broadband,” said Fischbach, a Republican who represents Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District. She said the pandemic has shown the need for broadband infrastructure.

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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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