Yahoo News: Broadband access continues to be among chief concerns in rural parts of Michigan

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GRAND RAPIDS — A lack of reliable high speed internet and concerns about population loss were two of the key issues raised during a roundtable with officials from rural communities and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other state officials Friday.

Whitmer, along with Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell and Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Quintin Messer spoke with elected officials and economic advocates during the roundtable, which was held virtually. Media were allowed to join toward the end of the event.

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