LATEST SENATOR KING
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) and a group of bipartisan leaders on the Senate Broadband Caucus today hosted an event on closing the digital divide and helping create new education opportunities for students, teachers, and administrators. The event, “Connecting Our Students: Closing the Digital Divide and the Future of Education,” featured remarks by caucus co-chairs U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), John Boozman (R-Ark.), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), as well as Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel of the Federal Communications Commission. Joining the Senate Broadband Caucus panel with information technology and education leaders was Susan Corbett, CEO of Axiom Technologies in Machias. Corbett has been a leader in expanding broadband infrastructure in Washington County and throughout the state of Maine, and has worked with libraries, schools, and universities to close the digital divide for Maine students.
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