MacIver News Minute: Madison Broadband Boondoggle Pronounced Dead

October 4, 2018

The long-held dream of liberal Madison bureaucrats is to build a costly city-owned broadband internet infrastructure. That dream died at a recent meeting of the city’s Digital Technology Committee. Several years of shoe leather reporting and analysis by MacIver – along with cold, hard fiscal reality – forced officials to shelve the $173 million boondoggle.

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