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Ige signs broadband and digital equity bills into law

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Gov. David Ige signs four bills to improve broadband internet access and digital equity in Hawaii. Ige: "It really is about digital equity and the notion that those who are not connected and don't have access & are significantly hampered from full participation" Ige says he will use a line-item veto regarding the federal coronavirus relief funds.
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Gov. David Ige signs bills to expand ‘digital equity’ but slashes $200 million for broadband growth

A planned $200 million investment in Hawaii broadband access using federal funds got axed Thursday by Gov. David Ige as he signed four bills aimed at improving “digital equity” among local communities.

1 month ago·Honolulu, United States
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Big Island Now : Ige Signs into Law Bills to Improve Broadband Statewide

Gov. David Ige signed into law a package of bills that advance the governor’s effort improve digital access for all communities across the state.The bills signed into law are: SB2076 Relating to Broadband Service Infrastructure, SB2214 Relating to Digital Literacy, SB2184 Relating to Digital Learning, and SB2479 Relating to Broadband Infrastructure.“We are committed to addressing the digital divide for all Hawai‘i residents, and these bills will…

1 month ago·Honolulu, United States
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Ige signs broadband and digital equity bills into law - West Hawaii Today

Gov. David Ige on Thursday signed four bills into law designed to improve broadband internet access and digital equity in Hawaii.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige signs broadband and digital equity bills into law

Gov. David Ige on Thursday signed four bills into law designed to improve broadband internet access and digital equity in Hawaii.

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Ige signs digital equity, broadband bills, Red Hill report recounts 'cascading' failures, new look at Hawaii gun laws following Supreme Court ruling, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

PC: Compare Fibre on Unsplash Gov. David Ige signs bills to expand ‘digital equity’ but slashes $200 million for broadband growth. A planned...

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