Telecom Bill Heads to Full Senate Vote With Mum Broadband Provision

Ferris, Craig T.
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32414, p7
Trade Publication
The article provides updates on a telecommunications bill that contains a provision that would prevent states from prohibiting municipalities from offering advanced broadband and other services to their citizens in the U.S. The bill is already in the Senate after the Senate Commerce Committee approved the overall measure. The committee adopted the measure on a 15-7 vote after the completion of the section of the bill which contains the provision sought by municipal governors and public agencies.


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