Kentucky Taxpayers On The Hook An Estimated $1.5B for Their “Information Highway to Nowhere”

Posted on May 14, 2019 3:17 am
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By B.N. Frank

Activist Post reported less than a month ago about how Google has to pay $4M to Louisville, KY to remove fiber, repair damage, and repave roads after its failed project.  According to a recent article from ProPublica, Kentucky residents are on the hook for a different high-speed internet fiasco:

The state’s signature effort to catch up — an ambitious statewide broadband project known as KentuckyWired that was launched with bipartisan support five years ago — is well behind schedule and more than $100 million over budget, a joint investigation by the Courier Journal and ProPublica reveals. So

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