The National Association of Counties (NACo) recently analyzed South Carolina’s new telecommunications laws and, like ILSR, finds the laws have the ability to delay or even stop progressing stimulus projects. Charles Taylor of the NACo interviewed several experts in the field, including Christopher Mitchell. Taylor found that two projects in particular are in the greatest peril.
Taylor also spoke with Jim Baller, internationally recognized telecommunications attorney, and Catharine Rice, president of the South East Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (SEATOA). Taylor also spoke with leaders in Oconee and Orangeburg Counties who fear years of planning and prep may eventually be for nothing.
The entire article is available on the NACo website and reposted on MuniNetworks.org.