The program would allow Alaska Native villages claim broadband spectrum before it goes out to auction, allowing them to set up their own communications networks to beam internet and information into their communities.
At the very least, they ask, give rural communities the power to enforce their own restrictions.
The ACLU is threatening a lawsuit against the police department for the “decades long indifference to the safety of Alaska Native women in Nome.”
The funding will go directly to Village Public Safety Officer programs, local police and other rural public safety services.
Dunleavy’s administration reaches far beyond the 6’7” tall man who displayed so much compassion and so much gratitude to so many on Monday.