Opinion

A lot of money…

I have mentioned the commitment of the County to earmark $1 million dollars of American Rescue Plan funds to expand broadband in the state. That money will leverage three additional million for the county.

I have voiced my skepticism when it comes to large amounts of money falling from the sky. History illustrates that our state doesn’t do well giving public monies to private concerns for expansion or development. Apparently, our leaders haven’t learned anything by their past experiences. One of the most recent fundings for broadband sent a large sum of money to Frontier . . .

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