CED Magazine: In Contentious Washington, Rural Broadband Enjoys Bipartisan Support

EXCERPT: Two top priorities under the Trump administration —an infrastructure spending package and tax reform — are controversial topics that, if they move through a deeply divided Congress, stand to directly impact the wireless industry. But a panel of administration officials and industry lobbyists said Wednesday that although the broad legislation could potentially split Congress, the provisions relating to telecommunications and broadband generally enjoy support from both parties. Tim Donovan, the senior vice president of legislative affairs at the Competitive Carriers Association, said at the CCA’s annual conference in Fort Worth, Texas, that a top question in all corridors of Washington remains, ‘How do we make sure everyone in rural America is connected?’FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2ljYk8k