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Legislative leaders say time is right to re-evaluate ICN and look for opportunities

posted on January 15, 2014

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Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal both say the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) was a good idea when the state built it a couple decades ago, but now it's a good idea to re-evaluate the network and see how it fits into today's technology. They say it could be a vehicle for expanding broadband access across the state, and it could lead to other new opportunities.

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