North Carolina Bill to Use Coops to Expand Broadband

Published¬†by The DailyAdvance.com on March 21, 2019 By Jon Hawley¬† Area lawmakers are backing new legislation that would help electric cooperatives offer broadband internet. Rep. Howard Hunter III, D-Hertford, is a primary sponsor of House Bill 387, which was introduced Tuesday and would remove restrictions on electric membership corporations supporting or providing broadband internet. Other primary sponsors include Republican House …