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Billy Taylor: Avoid the liberal agenda when expanding broadband

Unfortunately, efforts to get rural Alabama connected could be slowed by more red tape from Washington.

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Ivey continues to tout broadband expansion as a top priority — 'The state’s plan for expanding digital infrastructure is working efficiently'

On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey visited the Farmers Telecommunications Headquarters in Rainville to participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for broadband projects in DeKalb and Jackson counties.

Aderholt hosts broadband symposium

“That’s why this collaboration in Alabama convened by Congressman Aderholt is so important. It will lead to new jobs and businesses, improve access to health care, empower students with new information, help farmers and businesses break into new markets and build wealth in rural Alabama for generations to come.,”. USDA RD Director Gordon said.

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Legislature passes ARPA bill

On Thursday, the Alabama Legislature passed legislation to appropriate the American Rescue Plan Act funding. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey...

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House and Senate pass American Rescue Plan Act appropriation bills

The Alabama House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act appropriation on Tuesday with broad bipartisan support on...

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Alabama House Committee approves American Rescue Plan Act legislation

The House Ways and Means General Fund committee on Thursday gave a favorable report to legislation appropriating American Rescue Plan...

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Appropriations bill for the ARPA funds introduced

State Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark) filed the appropriations bill that would authorize the state to spend hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Ivey calls a special session

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Tuesday signed a proclamation calling the Alabama Legislature into a special session to handle the task...

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Legislature likely to appropriate American Rescue Act dollars sooner rather than later

The state of Alabama has over $580 million in American Rescue Act dollars to appropriate during this legislative session. Legislative...

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C Spire buys south Alabama company to expand broadband infrastructure

C Spire announced its next step in developing a viable fiber-optic network in the state of Alabama. This week, C Spire officially...

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Infrastructure bill passes; Alabama Republicans vote 'no'

By Brandon Moseley President Joe Biden (D) picked up a big win Friday with the passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the...

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Disconnected: Widespread internet disadvantages impacting households, communities in Alabama

By Erica Thomas “Connection error.”  “Unable to connect to wireless network. “ “Disconnected.” In a digital world, some households...

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Sewell announces additional dollars available for schools and libraries to boost broadband

By Brandon Moseley Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) announced that schools and libraries in Alabama can apply now through October...