Representative Louis Riggs says he wants to see universal broadband access in Missouri in two to three years. Riggs indicates one community proves it’s possible.
Riggs outlines the approach.
The Hannibal Republican expresses optimism on the state’s broadband capabilities.
Governor Mike Parson allocated more than $400 million for broadband deployment. Riggs’ previously approved package protects rural broadband funding that has been designated for use in Missouri and extends the sunset for the state broadband fund to 2027.