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Capito votes to uphold Trump’s national emergency declaration

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after voting to uphold President Trump’s national emergency declaration: Additionally, as many as 74 percent of West Virginia residents in rural areas don’t have access to such services, according to the FCC’s Feb. 19 draft report.
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Gov. Justice, Sen. Capito, Facebook announce major broadband investment in W.Va.

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced a partnership with Facebook that will allow local internet providers to offer broadband service to residents who live in rural communities.During a news conference Monday at the state Capitol in Charleston, officials said Facebook has partnered with the state of West Virginia to invest in bringing two broadband arteries to the state.
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Capito strives to increase West Virginians access to high-speed broadband services

Broadband access in her home state is absolutely critical for developing businesses, improving education and sharing ideas, said U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), responding to a newly released draft report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) indicating that 56 percent of West Virginians don’t have access to high-speed broadband services.
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