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Joey BunchJoey BunchMarch 13, 20183min414

A bill that could bring faster internet to rural Colorado bounced out a Colorado House committee Thursday and appears destined for the governor's desk, eventually. Senate Bill 2, sponsored by Sens. Don Coram, R-Montrose, and Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, with the two top-ranking House Democrats, passed the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee 10-1 Monday afternoon.


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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandMarch 12, 20186min552
After years of frustration over slow or non-existent broadband service in rural Colorado, the General Assembly is poised to move at the speed of fiber optic to finally connect rural communities, and economic opportunity, to the Internet. In the past week, another measure that would make high-speed broadband service possible for rural schools, homes and […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandMarch 11, 20187min395
Here are the legislative committee hearings of note for the week ahead at the Colorado Capitol. Committee schedules are subject to change. The daily schedule is available on the legislature’s website. Click here and scroll down to committee hearings to listen online. Some of the hottest bills of the session (civil rights, PERA reform) are up this week. […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandJanuary 25, 20183min660
A broadband bill being fast-tracked this week through the General Assembly led a candidate for state treasurer to opine that Colorado’s expectations about broadband may not be realistic. During Thursday morning’s Senate debate on House Bill 1116, Republican Sen. Kevin Lundberg of Berthoud said the bill raises concerns between what most rural Coloradans want from […]

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