August 11, 2005

Telecom Passes to Governor

Yesterday, the telecom bill passed out of the House 144 to 1, over the opposition of consumer, community, and industry groups. (We signed onto a letter to state leaders in opposition to this legislation.)

Although we find much to dislike about this bill, we're pleased that it remains free of barriers to community Internet. It is now on its way to the Governor.

Read more at Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman.

Posted by chip at August 11, 2005 08:58 AM