While the AJP has noble aspirations, the bill is being justified completely on faulty assumptions. If enacted, this legislation would render fewer consumer benefits than claimed, while crowding out private investment and leaving taxpayers on the hook to pay for it. Coming up with the right solution to address inadequate broadband access requires a basis of empirical evidence that this plan lacks. Policymakers would be wise to abandoning the proposal and develop incentives for private investment.
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