Connections: What would it take to create a municipal internet network in Monroe County?
*This hour was interrupted by NPR's coverage of a White House press conference, which led to an abbreviated discussion.
We look at the digital divide -- a serious problem on any day in America, and especially so during a pandemic. But what can be done?
County legislators are looking at ways to bring more connectivity to everyone. They're looking at what it would take to do a municipal internet network. It's not simple, but it's important, and some lawmakers have come to look at the problem as a civil rights issue.
Our guests are Monroe County legislators: