Major rural broadband bill nearing final vote from Colorado House

Author: Marianne Goodland - March 15, 2018 - Updated: March 16, 2018

House Majority Leader KC Becker in January 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The House Thursday gave preliminary approval to the major rural broadband bill, Senate Bill 2, and put it on the path to final approval for Friday. It wasn’t without a change or two, however. Senate Bill 2 would direct a surcharge on voice lines, […]

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Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.