The bill containing appropriations for broadband infrastructure passed in the final seconds of the 2015 legislative session.(Published Mar 30, 2015)
Language to repeal the supermajority referendum requirement for a city to own and operate a municipal telephone system was included in the bill.(Published Mar 2, 2015)
The Federal Communications Commission voted to pre-empt laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that limit municipal broadband.(Published Feb 23, 2015)
The funding bill allocates $50 million to the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program.(Published Feb 2, 2015)
Seventeen entities were awarded funding to develop broadband infrastructure in Minnesota.(Published Feb 2, 2015)
The state will not meet its broadband goals as established by the Legislature five years ago.