Senate amendment to rural broadband bill faces difficulty in Assembly

An amendment the Senate added to a rural broadband bill that would ban providers from collecting their customers' information without permission appears to be in trouble in the Assembly.
Chair Mike Kuglitsch, R-New Berlin, said his Energy and Utilities Committee will exec the Assembly version of the broadband bill next week. He expects the committee to approve two amendments to the bill, but the privacy provision the Senate added is not one of them.
Kuglitsch said those backing that change should put it in a separate bill.
"If we want to debate privacy and the right thing to do, let's have tha...

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