Resolution in support of broadband in AK passes state Senate

    The state Senate passed SJR 13 unanimously on Monday.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska state Senate passed SJR 13, which aims to "improve broadband internet access, speed, capacity and affordability throughout the state" on a 17-0 vote on Monday, according to a release from the Senate Majority.

    Senate Majority Leader, Shelley Hughes, sponsored the resolution and said improved broadband is "foundational to a thriving and vibrant economy."

    The resolution will now be sent to the state House of Representatives.

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