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Gettysburg Borough Council: Human Relations Board * Comcast Agreement

The Gettysburg Borough Council is close to signing a new 10-year agreement with Comcast Cable Communications, LLC which sells cable and internet services under the name Xfinity.

Adams County, which Gettysburg resides in, has 90% broadband access (86% in rural areas) according to the FCC...Read more

Program Design Archive

This is about how RGGI is designed.Read more

RGGI

This is the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's website for RGGIRead more

April Media Brief Staff Picks - Andrew Rosenthal

Write up detailing why I chose the articles I did for my March Media BriefRead more

Poor internet service a deterrent to rural living, survey finds


Internet access in rural Pennsylvania is critically lacking, as I have shown in past artifacts posted here. The rural urban divide in internet access and speeds in Pennsylvania may be the most extreme in the country, with some parts of Pennsylvania not being able to even stream videos.,
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WHAT THE INFRASTRUCTURE BILL MEANS FOR PHILLY

This article discusses what Philadelphia is expected to receive from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. The state of Pennsylvania is expected to receive roughly $11.3 billion in highway formula funding over the next five years alongside $1.6 billion for bridge replacement and repairs...Read more

Comcast Delaying Plan To Charge Heavy Internet Users More Money Following Complaints

In response to complaints, Comcast announced that they will be delaying their fee increase to heavy internet users until July. This increase would affect those using 1.2 terabytes a month, the exact price of the increase has yet to be determined. A spokesperson for comast stated "To that end, we...Read more

Comcast Grants Homeless Shelter Free WiFi

Comcast is providing the same wifi it uses in it's Lift Zones to a Bucks County Homeless Shelter. The Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter is owned and operated by the nonprofit Family Service Association of Bucks County and is a critical resource for individuals and families who have lost...Read more

Poll: Pennsylvania Voters Support Participation in Climate Pact

This article is about a poll showing the majority of Pennsylvanians support joining RGGIRead more

‘There is just not service’: COVID-19 pandemic spurs internet expansion efforts in rural Pennsylvania

This article discusses internet insecurity in rural Pennsylvania, which I have shared articles about in the past. The issue of internet access is framed around energy rights in an indirect way. Stephine A. Keebler, superintendent of Titusville Area School District in Crawford County "“When you...Read more

Wolf vetoes bill that would keep Pennsylvania out of RGGI

This article discusses Governor Wolf vetoing a bill that would prevent Pennsylvania from joining RGGIRead more

New survey designed to see just how connected Philadelphia actually is

This article describes a survey the city of Philadelphia is plannnig to condut on conjunction with Wilco Electronic Systems. The survey is planned to be a phone survey of 2,500 people.

John Horrigan, former research director of the National Broadband Plan at the Federal Communications...Read more

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