Reply to post: Re: Isn't the USA the land of the fee?

Bless their hearts: Democrats want $40bn to spruce up America's bumpkin broadband

Mr Underhill

Re: Isn't the USA the land of the fee?

Yes, this happened in Colorado. In a recent years, an increasing number of cities and counties have been opting out by holding a public vote. Here are a couple of links:

https://ilsr.org/media-outlets-cover-2016-colorado-broadband-ballot-initiatives/

http://blogs.denverpost.com/tech/2015/11/05/44-colorado-cities-and-counties-voted-yes-to-municipal-broadband/19534/

In 2015, I think that most of the votes came out in favor of opting out of the restriction by more than 70%.

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