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Friday, August 16, 2013

Pryor to address broadband expansion at Central Arkansas events says it will benefit Arkansas businesses, students, and families

On Monday, August 19th, U.S. Senator Mark Pryor will meet with Arkansas business and education officials to discuss the importance of improving and expanding broadband, wireless, and wired communications in the state.

On Monday, August 19th at 9:00 a.m. CT, Pryor will host a Senate Commerce Field Hearing entitled, “Connecting Urban and Rural America: The State of Communications on the Ground.” The event will be held at the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, One Cooperative Way in Little Rock, Arkansas.

At 2:00 p.m. CT, Senator Pryor and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will join members of the Cabot Public Schools Administration to talk about the need for affordable Internet access in classrooms. The meeting will take place at the Cabot Public Schools Administrative Building, 602 North Lincoln, in Cabot, Arkansas.

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