A busy Crossover Day in the Georgia Senate saw a number of major pieces of legislation come up for a vote that would serve as their last chance (for now) to pass into the House.
SB 2: Not much debate was needed for Sen. Steve Gooch’s (R-Dahlonega) rural broadband legislation, which allows Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) to provide broadband services. Rural broadband was a key platform issue for nearly every candidate who won an election in 2018, and the bill’s passage marks the first tangible step towards fulfilling that promise.
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