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Director of the Sacramento Public Library System testifies in House broadband hearing

Rivkah Sass, Director of the Sacramento Public Library System, today testified before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.

The hearing, titled “The National Broadband Plan:  Promoting Broadband Adoption,” was the fourth in a series of hearings addressing issues raised in the National Broadband Plan. It examined recommendations in the National Broadband Plan for increasing broadband adoption, including ways to ensure that all Americans are able to subscribe to broadband and ways to educate individuals about broadband’s benefits. Ms. Sass’s testimony highlighted the critical role of libraries as anchor institutions in helping drive broadband adoptions in communities.

 Video of the hearing is available here.

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