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Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Releases Annual Report
14 January 2017
The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband released its annual report today, which includes recommendations for Gov. Mark Dayton, the Legislature and other policymakers to consider during the 2017 legislative session.
The recommendations outlined in the report are aimed at ensuring every Minnesotan has access to broadband and the ability to use it. The recommendations include $100 million in ongoing funding for the Border-to-Border Broadband Grand Development Program and $10 million in operating funds for the Office of Broadband Development, located within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).