Telecom and Broadband Access Bill Moves to Full Ways and Means Committee

A bill that seeks to expand access to telecommunications services and develop broadband access across Oregon cleared the joint committee on ways and means subcommittee on transportation and economic development on June 12. The bill, [...]

Bill to Strengthen Telecommunications Services and Develop Broadband Access Across Oregon Received Public Hearing

In 1999, the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Universal Service Fund (OUSF) to support and provide targeted investments for telecommunications service in rural areas of the state. OUSF receives revenue from a surcharge on landlines [...]