Following today’s announcement by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of his appointment of Kenneth “Kenny” Scudder of Odessa to the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council, AARP Texas Director Tina Tran offered the following remarks:
AARP Mississippi, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley To Host High-Speed Internet Workshop In Amory
AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a High-Speed Internet Workshop on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Monroe County Government Complex, located at 1619 Highland Drive in Amory. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP for the event, call 1-877-926-8300.
AARP Mississippi, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley To Host Broadband Tech Night Workshop In Booneville
AARP Mississippi and Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District, will present a Broadband Tech Night Workshop on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Prentiss County Justice Court (Old Courthouse), 1901 East Chambers Drive, Booneville, MS 38829. Refreshments will be served.
The 2019 session of the Texas Legislature resulted in passage of bills that AARP Texas is calling on Governor Greg Abbott to sign into law to improve the wellbeing of older Texans and other consumers.
AARP Oklahoma Awards Oklahoma State University $3,000 Grant for Rural Broadband Hotspot Library Program
AARP Oklahoma presented a $3,000 honorary grant check today to Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service to support OSU’s rural broadband outreach program.
On behalf of its 1.6 million members, AARP Illinois commends Governor Bruce Rauner for signing House Bill 5752, which establishes a broadband advisory council to explore ways to expand and increase broadband throughout Illinois, into law. AARP Illinois also commends House sponsor Representative Natalie Phelps Finnie and Senate sponsor Senator Linda Holmes for their hard work passing this bi-partisan legislation through the Illinois General Assembly.
AARP Michigan applauds Gov. Rick Snyder for issuing an executive order this week creating a consortium to strengthen broadband access across the state.
Access to health care, broadband and affordable utilities are among high-priority items in the 2018 AARP Michigan State Legislative Agenda.
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