Broadband access legislation push coming to Jefferson County

Published 5:09 pm Friday, March 26, 2021

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Broadband access legislation is taking center stage next week in Jefferson County.

Gov. Greg Abbott is holding a press conference on legislation to increase broadband access across Texas this Monday in Beaumont.

The governor will be joined by Speaker Dade Phelan, Rep. Trent Ashby and Hamshire-Fannett ISD Superintendent Dwaine Augustine.

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Ashby is the author of legislation that aims to increase broadband access in Texas.

The conference begins at noon with media setup starting shortly before at the Hamshire-Fannett Elementary School Library in Beaumont.