IT Bond Bill Update

In August, the Mass Senate approved a $929 million bond bill.  Of that, $50 million was allocated for the Massachusetts Broadband Incentive Fund to get the un-served or under-served last mile established with high speed internet access.   In September, there was a meeting of the Broadband groups in Western Mass that indicated an additional $70 million wold be needed from local towns for completion of last mile services.  What is the status of this program today?  Here a direct update from our State Senator, Ben Downing. [2 minute 45 second: video]