SGLF Study: Government Owned Broadband Networks Should Be “Last Resort”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study from the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) found that government-owned broadband networks should be a “last resort” for municipalities looking to expand Internet access. The report is timely because, all over the country, state laws that limit government ownership of broadband, due to their negative impact on consumer tax bills, competition among broadband providers …

Municipally-owned broadband networks should be a last resort, state leadership group says

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A new report from the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) has taken aim at the municipal broadband movement, suggesting that networks should be the “last resort” a municipality should consider in expanding Internet access. “The debate over municipal broadband networks is heated, and a central question in the argument is how these government interventions into the business of building digital …

Economic Study Takes Aim at Muni Broadband

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Conservative policy group, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF), has released an economic analysis that counts the reasons why municipal broadband should be treated with a “heavy dose of caution,” though the report comes off more as a big red “stop” sign than a flashing yellow caution light. SGLF makes it clear it is no fan of efforts by the …

SGLF Launches Six-Figure Issue Ad Campaign on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a six-figure, multi-platform issue ad campaign in Pennsylvania during Governor Tom Wolf’s budget crisis informing residents of the threats presented to middle class families in his proposed budget. The ad campaign, which includes digital and mail, also informs citizens of the common-sense solutions offered in the Republicans’ budget.   “Governor …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy Promoting Lt. Governor Kinder’s Support for Seniors

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) today released a digital advertisement promoting Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder’s extensive record of fighting for Missouri seniors. The five-figure ad-buy is set to run for two weeks in Missouri, with the goal of reminding Missourians of the many ways Kinder has sought to fight for those who have already given so …

More governor’s-race posturing, this time from supporters of Jon Husted

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It’s beginning to look a lot like 2018: We are seeing a potentially unprecedented level of posturing for a gubernatorial race that is nearly three years away. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor began preparing two months ago for a crowded Republican primary by increasing her public profile and launching a political organization. And now a “nonprofit group is … running ads …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy on Secretary of State Jon Husted’s Record in Ohio

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Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a digital ad buy highlighting Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s unwavering support for small business and free enterprise. The five-figure ad buy will run for two weeks throughout the state, beginning this afternoon. “As secretary of state, Jon Husted has worked tirelessly to cut through the red tape and regulations that once …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy On Billy Nungesser’s Record of Public Service

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a multi-platform ad buy highlighting Billy Nungesser’s outstanding record as a public servant in Louisiana. The radio and digital ads are set to run for the next six days in Louisiana and seek to remind citizens of Nungesser’s history as an unyielding advocate for Louisiana families. “Billy Nungesser had a …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy Highlighting Commissioner Jim Donelon’s Record for Louisiana

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Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) introduced a five-figure digital ad buy that highlights Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon’s history of fighting for Louisiana residents’ insurance needs. The digital ads will run for 10 days in the state and are designed to remind citizens of Donelan’s record of lowering insurance rates and increasing taxpayer protection in the years since …