February 25, 2005
Update on the municipal wireless ban

Save Muni Wireless reports from the public hearings over HB 789, which would prohibit municipalities from offering network services, with news of the testimony favoring and opposing the proposed ban. He also notes that bill sponsor Rep. Phil King (R, Weatherford), may be open to changes in the legislation. Via Dwight Silverman.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on February 25, 2005 to That's our Lege | TrackBack

Do the positions on this issue shift when you move away from wireless service?

I mean, what if a municipality wanted to give everybody cable TV? Or phone service? Or water? Shouldn't the residents of a municipality be able to spend tax money to provide any service they choose?

Posted by: Quaker in a Basement on February 27, 2005 1:11 AM