Enhance and Expand Broadband Access

Started by OSAY on Mar 27, 2017 Economic Development
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{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"HB 3093"},{"insert":" provides a series of revenue-neutral solutions to increase access to broadband in the state. It allows for the formation of broadband cooperatives, expands the role of the Broadband Council to serve as a state data hub and think tank for developing policy recommendations, eliminates barriers to broadband deployment by ensuring ready-pole access and use of micro-trenching techniques, and establishes consumer safeguards requiring \"truth-in-advertising\" of speeds from internet providers. \n\nWest Virginia ranks 48th in the nation when it comes to broadband access. Young West Virginians, and all West Virginians, now depend on the internet for work, education, entertainment, healthcare, and civic participation. Broadband access is foundational to creating the kinds of jobs and communities young people count on. \n\nHelp make a difference by tweeting and calling your legislators!\n"}]}
{"ops":[{"insert":"Hi,\n\nMy name is "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"[name]"},{"insert":", and I live at "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"[address] [city] [zipcode]."},{"insert":"\n\nPlease support HB 3093 to expand broadband access because:\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Currently West Virginia ranks 48th in the nation when it comes to broadband access."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"This bill is revenue neutral."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"It is an important step for connectivity in West Virginia."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"And is endorsed by AARP and Generation West Virginia. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nThank you.\n"}]}

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