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CAGW Responds to Sen. Thune's Broadband Questions

Letter from Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) begins oversight process into broadband spending.  Here is CAGW's Response.

Deborah Collier January 13, 2023
The WasteWatcher

Federal Funding for Broadband Should Be Vendor and Technology Neutral

When planning infrastructure spending on broadband deployment, rules should be technology and vendor neutral.

Deborah Collier July 18, 2022
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FCC Commissioner Offers Commonsense Advice to Rural Utilities Service

Publicly-funded broadband overbuild is an ongoing problem across the country.  It is far easier to deploy new services alongside existing infrastructure than to build-out to those who remain in unserved areas. 

Deborah Collier September 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Without Oversight, RUS Broadband Grant Program Could Follow Path of Stimulus

The recently released Farm Bill contained many of the same wasteful spending items found in past Farm Bills, but also held a few surprises that if not contained with transparency and appropriate oversight could lead to further wasteful spending.

Deborah Collier April 25, 2018

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