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Evers talks broadband access on campaign trail

MADISON, Wis. —It is now more than a year since Gov. Tony Evers declared 2021 the Year of Broadband Access during his 2021 State of the State address, something that the governor says "means a lot." "I was visiting with…

Evers visits broadband grant recipients

REEDSBURG, Wis. -- Gov. Tony Evers is visiting more recipients of the Broadband Access Grant. On Tuesday, Evers and commissioner Tyler Huebner of the state's Public Service Commission visited the Reedsburg…

Appeals court upholds net neutrality rules

A federal appeals court has largely upheld the Federal Communications Commission's controversial repeal of its net neutrality rules for internet providers, finding the agency didn't overreach when it decided in 2018 to deregulate companies such as Comcast and Verizon.

Buttigieg's health care plan aims to attract immigrant doctors

In a new plan aimed at improving health care access for rural America, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday proposed waiving visa requirements to attract immigrant doctors, increasing telehealth services by expanding high speed internet and creating a new office within the Department of Health and Human Services.

In rural America, building the internet for everyone has stalled

Most afternoons, Chanda Ranck works out of her home office in a dilapidated trailer parked alongside the mountains in rural Owsley County. The tiny room is modest, with a small desk, a phone, and a headset, but it has a blazingly fast internet connection -- and that has helped turn Ranck's life around.