Lawmakers allocate US $ 31 million for broadband

The Arkansas Legislative Council and its co-chairs on Friday authorized the state’s Commerce Department to use up to $ 31 million in federal coronavirus relief funds from the US Rescue Plan for broadband subsidies. The council’s action was taken after Gov. Asa Hutchinson initially refused a recommendation from a subcommittee …

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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Wildlife offenders beware. Lawmakers are pushing Mass. to enter the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact | Sports

Bills introduced by state officials Lori Ehrlich, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, and Senator Michael Moore (H 904 / S 587) would enter Massachusetts into the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, a network that aims to reduce poaching of wildlife through information sharing between states and reciprocal recognition of suspensions and revocations of fishing, …

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