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Senator wants to improve Internet access
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ATLANTA -- Sen. Steve Gooch (R - Dahlonega) has filed legislation to create the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee. If approved by the Georgia General Assembly, Senate Resolution 876 will meet several times throughout the summer and fall of 2016 to discuss common obstacles for high-speed broadband internet, particularly in the state's rural communities. "Georgia is known as a top state for business, but we need to take a closer look at communities with sluggish economic growth if we want to remain economically competitive.