Georgia Representative Introduces Legislation to Expand Broadband Access in Rural and Low-Income Communities

The following press release was issued on Rep. Doug Collins website on November 14, 2019.  WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) reintroduced the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act (H.R. 5082) to encourage broadband development in economically disadvantaged communities. “High-speed internet access has become a prerequisite for economic growth in America, yet many of our neighbors struggle to gain reliable access to broadband,” said Collins. “By …

Lawmakers can help rural Minnesota

Published by AGRINews on May 9, 2019 The Minnesota Legislature is rushing to finish its work before the session ends. The omnibus budget bill that is being debated in the Senate and House is of special interest. The package — a smorgasbord for rural Minnesota — has great potential for farmers and communities. The budget bill gives priority to value-added …