Missouri Senators debated a bill that would change how telecommunications and broadband service providers attach, maintain, and operate their equipment during this final week of legislative session.  Senator Joseph Keaveny of St. Louis is concerned where the measure will leave the state.

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Senator Keavney

Senator Rob Schaaf of St. Joseph questioned if a certain rural cooperative was trying to get its own subsidiaries the ability to offer broadband over any other company.

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Senator Schaaf

House Bill 1361 was tabled for further debate.