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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Industry News – 2-26-21

At its public meeting yesterday, the PA PUC unanimously approved the Petition for a Declaratory Order of Alleghenies Broadband Inc. (ABI) which sought assurance that it need not comply with the municipal prohibition provisions of Act 183 since it is not a political subdivision, nor created by one. In her statement on the matter, Chairman […]

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Industry News – 2-19-21

Yesterday, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania held a virtual public hearing on expanding broadband access in rural parts of the Commonwealth. The event featured presentations from Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, economic development entities and educational organizations.

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Industry News – 2-12-21

As expected, the net neutrality advocates are putting on a full court press to have the old rules reinstated under the new Presidential/FCC leadership, and the latest salvo came from a petition filed recently. Among the parties represented on the FCC filing are Common Cause, Free Press, and the United Church of Christ. The filing […]

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Legislature – 2-5-21

Governor Tom Wolf delivered his pre-recorded budget address virtually on Wednesday to the legislature, officially kicking off the 2021-22 budget season. The $40.2 billion spending plan is an increase of more than $3 billion from last fiscal year and includes an increase in the minimum wage, a boost in education spending and upping the state’s […]

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