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GOP Senators Criticize FCC For Boosting Muni-Broadband

Eight GOP senators wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to voice concerns about the agency's efforts to boost muni-broadband. The senators pointed to the FCC's recent decision to trump state laws that restricted towns and cities from building their own networks. "We urge the FCC to proceed cautiously where its actions would impinge on the sovereignty of fundamental state decisions about economic and fiscal policy," the lawmakers said in their letter.

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