We know that many Hoosiers who have access to digital infrastructure are unable or unwilling to subscribe. When so many in our state are struggling to put a meal on the table, they will inevitably struggle to have devices and a broadband subscription. Building new infrastructure will not bridge this gap. We must also invest in broadband adoption and digital literacy programs.
An “all of the above” approach should include investments not only in innovative renewable technologies, such as wind and solar, but also in dependable low-cost natural gas, to ensure adequate energy is available when each and every customer goes to turn on the lights.
Public officials value regional collaboration—but there’s no support for a new tax on commuters.