Submitted: April 10, 2012 - 8:06pm
Last updated: April 10, 2012 - 8:15pm
Sacramento, CA, United States
Sometimes states operate against stereotype, and this legislative session is no exception. In contrast to a forward-thinking bill put forward in West Virginia earlier this year, which would have explicitly granted authority over high speed broadband Internet services, it seems the typically consumer-friendly and technologically savvy California legislature is considering moving in the opposite direction, taking up a policy that was endorsed by the ultra-right wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) when it was under consideration in New York State.
Submitted: February 26, 2012 - 6:26pm
Last updated: March 3, 2012 - 7:57am
Since state legislatures around the country have started their sessions in 2012, legislators and governors alike have been recognizing the importance of broadband (or high speed Internet) to growing state economies.
Submitted: July 17, 2011 - 9:52pm
Last updated: July 17, 2011 - 9:53pm
Progressive States Network, 101 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10013, United States
This year, legislation introduced and enacted in statehouses across the nation demonstrated that policymakers understand now is the time to invest in broadband infrastructure in order to rebuild prosperity.
Submitted: March 1, 2011 - 3:52pm
Last updated: March 1, 2011 - 3:55pm
Philadelphia, PA, United States
More than 3,000 Public, Educational and Government access (PEG) channels across the nation provide a vital platform for community-produced video from full coverage of local town halls, to student-produced shows about topics that matter to their campus, to city council meetings and debates.
Submitted: March 8, 2010 - 9:39pm
Last updated: November 29, 2010 - 11:35am
The Progressive States Network, Communications Workers of America, Sierra Club and the Blue Green Alliance released a report that how smart buildings, smart grids, telehealth, teleconferencing, digital education -- all of which are part of a highly-networked economy -- will reduce carbon dioxide emissions, conserve energy resources, and promote and retain good, green jobs.