News & Updates

Jul 1, 2021

New Progressive Policy Institute Report Proposes Pragmatic Policy Solutions to Connect Rural America

The COVID-19 pandemic has only further underscored the critical role that broadband access plays in daily modern life

Jun 22, 2021
Governor Abbott Signs House Bill 1505 into Law
Connect the Future congratulates House Bill 1505 co-sponsors Chairman Chris Paddie, Senator Kelly Hancock, and all of
Jun 11, 2021
New Rule Focuses on Expanding Broadband to Unserved Communities
While internet speeds and connectivity have increased substantially over the past 10 years, more than 14 million
Jun 3, 2021
Highlights from the Field: May 2021
May was another busy month as we continued to ramp up efforts encouraging state legislators, policymakers, and key
May 17, 2021
Highlights from the Field: April 2021
April was a busy month in continuing the critical work to encourage state legislators, policymakers, and key
May 11, 2021
In Your View: Kentucky leaders must act quickly
We faced challenges during the past year that made clear just how critical access to reliable, high-speed broadband is
May 6, 2021
Guest columnist: It’s time to connect unserved Kentuckians
Access to reliable, high-speed internet service is now a critical part of everyday life, not only for our families and
May 5, 2021
Letter to the Editor: Expanding rural broadband for Kentucky youth
For over 40 years, Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) has worked to improve child well-being and public policies that
May 4, 2021
Opinion: A targeted approach to connecting rural communities to broadband is critical for a more prosperous America
By Jeff Link and Patty Judge, co-founders of Focus on Rural America. Des Moines Register  May 4, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
CTF Joins Discussion on Rural Broadband Expansion Efforts in Kentucky with State Senate President Robert Stivers and Panelists from Red Bird Mission & Charter Communications
Public officials and private companies understand the importance of increasing broadband accessibility across