Austin Cope

The future of broadband internet services in the city of Cortez may be up to the city council.

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A group of 31 U.S. senators, including Colorado’s Michael Bennet and New Mexico’s two senators, is pushing for more funding to help improve rural health care.

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was expected to sign a bill Monday that would provide money to help bring broadband to rural parts of the state, a pressing issue in Montezuma and La Plata counties.

Sean MacEntee

A bill to fund broadband connectivity in rural parts of Colorado is now on Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk.

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A bill is making its way through the Colorado State Capitol that would fund efforts to promote rural broadband. In the meantime, governments in rural regions southwestern Colorado are continuing to talk about the benefits of faster internet.