Carver, Gardner patch up differences over data privacy for remote notary transactions The time may have finally come, thanks to compromise that involves two Colorado Springs Republican lawmakers, Sen. Bob Gardner and Rep. Terri Carver.
Bill that could result in broadband expansion fails in state Senate committee
An effort to allow Tri-State Generation & Transmission into the rural broadband business, albeit as something of a “middle man,” failed in the Senate Local Government Committee on a party-line vote Tuesday. The lack of high-speed broadband to rural Colorado has vexed lawmakers for years. It’s meant that school kids can’t do homework at home without every family member shutting down their computers or phones, or that rural businesses are left behind.
Lakewood halts 5G cell poles, for now Lakewood City Council placed a moratorium, a temporary hold, on construction of small cells that provide 5G internet until April 27, when council will review the issue again. The decision, made at a Feb. 10 council meeting, was made as the council pondered an ordinance that would update city code to align with changes made in state and federal laws. Council decided to not adopt the ordinance with the intention to bring it back with stricter provisions.
How Colorado turned an idea into a real digital services agency Colorado was not the first state to create an office dedicated to building out its digital-government services by recruiting civic-minded techies. Agencies in California and Georgia have been building more “user-centric” online services, websites and forms for years, but the Colorado Digital Service that Gov. Jared Polis announced last year may be of a different breed.
Colorado Is The Center Of The Blockchain Economy, Attracting $50M In VC: Governor Jared Polis
Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, spoke during the third Ethereum hackathon, EthDenver, calling on the federal government to follow the steps taken by local governments to promote the development of blockchain technology in the United States.