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Preserve net neutrality in California, if Feds won't

Kevin de Leon released a video message today announcing he will join colleagues in introducing legislation to preserve net neutrality in California. This comes after the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to repeal safeguards that keep the internet open and free. Below is a transcript:

"I'm fighting to preserve net neutrality because I believe a free and open internet is vital to our democracy and our way of life. Net neutrality is fundamentally an issue of free speech; it's about who has access to which ideas; who gets to decide what information you see; and how fast your internet works.

"No company should have the power to slow down your connection; no company should be able to hold your ideas hostage or demand a ransom to access your favorite streaming service or website. In today's digital world, the internet is critical to free expression, free speech, and democracy. If the Trump Administration won't protect consumers, the State of California will."

Source: Ad-Watch on 2018 California Gubernatorial race , Dec 28, 2017

Infrastructure investment overdue

He was instrumental in making an additional $5.4 billion a year investment in road, freeway, bridge and transit projects over the next decade. The result will be lower commute times, safer roads and job creation. Senator de León also this year successfully passed SB 5, giving Californians the opportunity to make long-overdue investments in our parks and flood-control infrastructure with a $4 billion general obligation bond measure on the June 2018 ballot.
Source: 2018 California Senatorial website KevinDeLeon.com , Oct 15, 2017

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