Federal Funding Coming to Minnesota for Broadband

Event Description

Online registration is closed. Email Abby Ward at award@mnbars.org to register

There are a lot of questions about federal funding coming to Minnesota for broadband related purposes. The Communications Law Annual Forum will dive into these questions with a conversation about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, an overview of new federal broadband programs, and finally a discussion on the distribution of ARPA State and Local Recovery funds.

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Emergency Broadband Benefit Program


Beth Choroser | Vice President, Regulatory Affairs | Comcast Corporation
Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa | Associate Chief, Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division | Federal Communications Commission

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Overview of Federal Funding 


Jason Topp | Assistant General Counsel | Lumen
Anthony Mendoza | Owner and President | Mendoza Law

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Distribution of ARPA State and Local Recovery Funds 


Representative Gene Pelowski, Jr. | Minnesota House of Representatives | 28A
Amy E. Jorgenson, CPA | Director, COVID-19 Response Accountability Office | Minnesota Management and Budget
Daniel Lightfoot | Intergovernmental Relations Representative | League of Minnesota Cities


CLE Credits:

3.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 375028


Communications Law Section Members: $10*
MSBA Member not in the Communications Law Section: $15
Non-MSBA Member: $20
Law Student/New Admittee: FREE


*Join the Communications Law Section :  Not a Section Member? Sign up now and receive membership through June 30th, 2022. That’s 16 months for the price of 12! 

Deadline to register: June 8, 2021 

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Abby Ward

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Live Webinar via Zoom