State lawmakers look to plug in disconnected Marylanders

Maryland state lawmakers aim to amend inequities in broadband internet access that have been accentuated by the coronavirus pandemic. A state office for broadband would succeed Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s Office of Rural Broadband, which was created to improve broadband in rural areas of the state.

High-speed broadband access sparse in rural Maryland counties

Rural areas in less populated Maryland counties have significantly less access to high speed internet than people in more populated parts of the state, preventing them from fully participating in our increasingly connected world.

Confident Obama Proposes Middle Class Economic Solutions in State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama focused on strengthening the economic conditions of middle-class Americans and the measures he announced could have a significant impact on Maryland and Marylanders.