Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters, who attended the recent Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) summit in Pikeville, is quoted on Watchdog.org. Waters points out that Gov. Matt Bevin’s announcement that the duplicative and costly KentuckyWired project had been scaled back is a ‘partial victory’ for taxpayers.
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The Bluegrass Institute also is quoted in a separate Watchdog.org article found here, here, here, here, here and here covering Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announcement at the SOAR gathering that the feds would waste more taxpayer dollars on government broadband projects.