The Texas Broadband Development Office (TBDO), a grant program under the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, published its 2022 Texas Broadband Plan on Friday.      Nearly 2.8 million Texas households or 7 million people lack broadband access, according to the US Census Bureau. Texas currently ranks 31st in the country for internet coverage, speed, … Read more

With the Bootleg Fire decreasing and 98% of its perimeter contained as of Aug. 9, Gabriela Goldfarb, Environmental Public Health Section manager at the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), reflected on the health impacts of wildfires on Oregonians, the disparities found in treatment of smoke inhalation, and OHA action to address respiratory health concerns.      … Read more