Public Interest Groups Urge Lawmakers to Support Broadband Plan

After the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in February of 2009 lawmakers in Illinois applied for funds to connect rural and urban underserved parts of the state to broadband Internet. 

Read more of Auburn Gresham's interest in President Barack Obama, Governor Pat Quinn,  and The Illinois Public Interest Research Group's (Illinois PIRG) interests in the Internet.

The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation's (GADC) Ernest Sanders and Perfect Peace Cafe & Bakery's Julie Welborn, offer comments regarding the significance of lawmakers and interest groups concerted efforts to bring broadband policy in communities like Auburn Gresham.