Third rural broadband tax credit bill filed

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Reps. Phil English (R-Pa.) and Robert Matsui (D-Calif.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would give companies tax credits for bringing broadband services to rural and low-income urban areas. The bill mirrors one introduced on Jan. 22 by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), which has 36 cosponsors. English and Matsui's bill has 59 cosponsors. Last session, a similar bill gathered 114 cosponsors.
- Paige Albiniak