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21 big things that happened in 2021... and why they mattered!

A memorable moment in Virginia History happened in 2021... The Digital Revolution has driven a push for internet access for ALL Virginians! Money for rural broadband. If there’s one thing that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it’s the need to extend broadband internet into rural areas. They might disagree on how to pay for it, but they all agree on the need. Virginia’s been making steady progress on this under Gov. Ralph Northam but the federal infrastructure package passed this year will accelerate that. Northam now expects Virginia to achieve universal broadband coverage by 2024, four years ahead of schedule. This is the modern equivalent of rural electrification in the 1930s.

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