The Divide: ConnectMaine's Peggy Schaffer on the 'street-by-street battle' for broadband

On this episode, we hear from Peggy Schaffer, executive director for the ConnectMaine Authority.ConnectMaine was established in 2006. Since then, Shaffer says it has spent approximately $12 million in grant funding to expand broadband services to people.She and I discuss the state of broadband in the state of Maine and what her office has been able to accomplish; as well as what she hopes to see from federal broadband legislation and why she believes we need to stop giving money to the FCC.

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