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The Pennsylvania State Grange wants Gov. Tom Wolf to put his money and resources where his mouth is when it comes to broadband internet access.

A bill to create the Ohio’s first state grant program for broadband expansion has passed the state House of Representatives and is now waiting on Ohio Senate approval.

An interactive map unveiled by Penn State Extension will help internet service providers as they prepare to bid on projects to expand broadband services.

Rural areas lag behind urban areas in broadband access. Many think public and private work are both essential as work to close the digital divide continues.

Schools, colleges and some businesses are transitioning to online learning in response to COVID-19 risks. In rural areas with limited broadband access, this presents some challenges.

The new Ohio Broadband Strategy gives Ohio providers a better chance of getting federal funds to expand access, but it's going to take a lot of money to bring broadband to all of rural Ohio.

With the 2020 Census set to offer an online response option, Ohioans in areas with limited broadband access may need to be proactive with how they respond.

A reader reflects on how the digital divide is becoming the divider between the haves and have-nots, with rural America on the have-not side.

We often don’t think about the stress limited rural broadband access puts on us. But how does it affect us? How is it impacting our future? Something needs to give. We, as a society, need to do better for rural communities.

When it comes to limited rural broadband access, everyone has a story. That’s what we need to keep in mind with this discussion.
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