Figures. These politicians have no backbone. AARP riles up the geezer lobby and next thing you know telecom regulations which were obsolete before Marconi invented Morse Code will remain carved in stone, forever impeding technological innovation in the state that used to be the home of Bell Labs.
Because cheap party lines, subsidized by obscure fees on cell phones, are first and foremost what telecom is all about. Grandma don’t need no stinkin’ broadband.