'Broadband for California' Bill Aims to Ease Deployment for Local Governments, Service Providers
One piece of broadband legislation still making its way through the statehouse is aimed at making it easier for local governments and Internet service providers to access funds for high-speed broadband projects. A critic, however, charges it would "upend" the direction of state funding and potentially shift focus away from areas that lack service.
A broadband bill from a Southern California state senator that could have significant ramifications for both public and private sectors remains active in the Legislature despite financial considerations amid an historically difficult budget year.
Senate Bill 1130 from state Sen.